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// arthistoricum.net

Research • Publish • Network arthistoricum.net is the digital platform for the arts. We develop innovative digital tools to support art historical research and to publish research results. Source material, literature and image collections in Open Access complete the arthistoricum.net offer.read more

// Topic

Auction catalogues are the basis for researching the art market of the first half of the 20th century, concerning collecting, taste, and for individual artists and art genres. In addition, they represent an indispensable source for provenance research. »German Sales« provides well over 9,100 auction catalogs in open access.read more

// Publishing

arthistoricum.net supports unlimited and free access to scientific information on the Internet and thus also electronic publishing in open access. Use our platforms e.g. for the citable and sustainable publication of articles, eBooks, eJournals, picture collections or research data.read more

// Service

With my.arthistoricum.net you can use the manifold offers of arthistoricum.net individually and tailored to your interests and research focus. My.arthistoricum.net gives you access to literature that is available as FID licenses as well as to the value-added services of our bibliographies.read more


In the »Networks« section, arthistoricum.net offers space for the presentation of working groups and communities in art research. In addition to a description of the content, you will find news, event notes, blogs and other information about the network.read more