Image Resources

In the subject area "Image Resources," arthistoricum.net presents its own image collections as well as selected image sources of other institutions.

Worker Photography

Worker Photography

Architectural Drawings

Architectural Drawings

Bildkollektion Gebrauchs- und Reklamegrafik

Bildkollektion Gebrauchs- und Reklamegrafik

Bildkollektion Illustrierte Magazine

Bildkollektion Illustrierte Magazine

British Illustrations

British Illustrations

Deutsche Fotothek

Deutsche Fotothek

Color slide archive of wall and ceiling painting

Color slide archive of wall and ceiling painting

French caricatures

French caricatures

Historical literature on applied arts and crafts

Historical literature on applied arts and crafts

Illustrations from the Meggendorfer Blätter

Illustrations from the Meggendorfer Blätter

Janke Archive

Janke Archive

Caricatures and illustrations from Fliegende Blätter

Caricatures and illustrations from Fliegende Blätter

Kladderadatsch Karikaturen

Kladderadatsch Karikaturen

Künstlerbücher: Ein deutscher Hausschatz

Künstlerbücher: Ein deutscher Hausschatz

Martin Graßnick Archiv der TU Kaiserslautern

Martin Graßnick Archiv der TU Kaiserslautern

Miniatures from the Bibliotheca Palatina

Miniatures from the Bibliotheca Palatina

Möbeldesign und Kunstgewerbe 1900–1930

Möbeldesign und Kunstgewerbe 1900–1930

GDR Furniture Design

GDR Furniture Design

Produktdesign 1950-1990. Das historische Fotoarchiv des Rat für Formgebung

Produktdesign 1950-1990. Das historische Fotoarchiv des Rat für Formgebung

Der Simpl: Art – Caricature – Criticism

Der Simpl: Art – Caricature – Criticism

Integrated into the arthistoricum.net search function are more than 1.3 million motifs belonging to the Deutsche Fotothek image database (German Photographic Collection).

Image Databases

You’ll find additional Internet research possibilities here:

Image Index for Art and Architecture
Reference for ca. 2 million photographic reproductions of artworks and buildings in Germany and Europe, from numerous museums and institutions.

prometheus
Meta search engine referencing numerous academic image databases, covering more than 2 260 000 digitalized works. A personal or institutional license is required; most German universities provide free access on-campus.

Europeana
Digitalized paintings, music, films and books from European galleries, libraries, archives and museums. Contains about 5 million objects.

Art cyclopedia
John Malyon’s Fine Art meta search engine. Searches numerous international museum websites and image databases.

The Metropolitan Museum of Art collection of CC0 images
The Metropolitan Museum shares all public domain images in its collection under CC0, expanding their digital collection by over 375,000 images as well as providing data on over 420,000 museum objects spanning more than 5,000 years.


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Country-specific Image Databases

VADS - The Online Resource for Visual Arts
British image database containing more than 100,000 entries.

Joconde
Joint image database of French museums, containing approximately 500,000 entries.