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Credo Reference: Bridgeman Image Collections
Several image collections are available in the Bridgeman Collections in Credo Reference. Collections include: Christies Collection, Cultural Collection, European Masterpice Collection, Peter Newark American Pictures, and more. Use this link to browse the collections, or to search Credo Reference for an artist or work.
When faced with searching for images of specific works of art, keep the following tips in mind:
- Is the work of art currently held in a museum?
Check their website to see if they have an image.
- Is the work of art featured or pictured in any of the artist's catalogue raisonnés?
Search for books about the artist.
- Were there any scholarly articles written about this work of art?
Images may be found in the articles themselves.
- Is the work of art public art?
If the work of art is currently publicly on view, check out Flickr's Creative Commons images.
(Tips by N. Kendrot & Kent Library @ SEMO.)