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Artcyclopedia -- provides references to sites on the World Wide Web where artists' works can be viewed online. The vast majority of the fine artists in this database specialize in painting and sculpture.
Art History Resources on the Web
An extensive hierarchical directory to online materials relating to art, and art history. The main directory is split into nine broad time/topical categories. Links to museums and galleries worldwide, as well as some information on prints and photography are provided."African Art" is listed on the "Site Index" page.
Timeline of Art History
The Timeline is a chronological, geographical, and thematic exploration of the history of art from around the world, as illustrated by the Museum's collection.
Triumph of the Baroque: Architecture in Europe, 1600-1750
This exhibit explores the Baroque in Rome, including churches and chapels, private residences, and civic, commercial, military, and royal buildings. From the National Gallery of Art.
Web Gallery of Art
"The Web Gallery of Art is a virtual museum and searchable database of European painting and sculpture of the Gothic, Renaissance and Baroque periods (1150-1750), currently containing over 8,000 reproductions. Biographies, commentaries, guided tours ...
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