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Images of artworks
More than 2 million high-resolution digital images of paintings, sculptures, architectural buildings, and more from leading museums, photo archives, scholars, and artists around the world. This is a UMW database, so you may be required to log in.
Google Arts & Culture
A free collection of images of artworks, including many in high resolution. You can browse by various categories, including artists, mediums, art movements, and places.
Mapping Gothic France
Images, panoramas, texts, and maps of Gothic buildings in and around France. Mapping Gothic France is one of several projects in the Art Atlas
of Columbia University's Department of Art History and Archaeology.
Art Images for College Teaching
A small collection of about 3000 images.
The Great Buildings Collection
Documents more than 1,000 worldwide structures and their architects with photos, descriptions, commentaries, and bibliographies.
Videos of artworks
Videos of artworks can be great primary sources, especially for architecture, sculpture, and other three-dimensional forms of art. Here are two strategies for finding videos of artworks:
Strategy #1: Use Quest. On the left, under Material Type, limit your search to Audio Visual materials. (You may have to click Show More to show the Audio Visual limiter.)
Strategy #2: Use a video search engine to search for free videos online. I recommend Google Videos and/or Bing Videos.