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Graduate students' guide to resources in art history: Terms & techniques for specific media

Research guide for graduate students in art history lists core resources, print and electronic.

Pierre-Auguste Renoir, Onions

Pierre-Auguste Renoir.  Onions, 1881.  Oil on canvas.  Sterling and Francine Clark Art Institute, Williamstown, MA.

Finding information on various media

Click the appropriate drop-down menu under the "Terms & techniques for specific media" tab or use the links below to find books that will help you to identify and understand works in specific media:

The resources listed here will help you to find information on the materials, terminology, and techniques used in the creation of specific kinds of art, and on collecting works of art.