Most pages on this site have thumbnail illustrations, for which the source (artist and current location of the work) are given on the page concerned, with notes that apply to the painting as a whole.
The thumbnails are reproductions of parts of a small proportion of illustrations appearing in popular art books. In compliance with the fair use terms of copyright, as generally understood following the Sonny Bono Copyright Extension Act (1998) the Bridgeman Art Library Ltd. v Corel Corporation judgment (1999) notwithstanding the publications that form the source of the illustrations are acknowledged below. The page numbers refer to the first appearance of a thumbnail on the site.
|The Art of the Portrait by by N. Schneider||Taschen. 1994||1a 2a 14a|
|Gardner's Art through the Ages, 11th Edition by F. Kleiner & C. Mamiya||Harcourt College Publishers. 2001||4a 4b 4d 6b 6d 6f 7c 7d 14c 16c 17a 21a|
|Russian Art from Neoclassicism to Avant-Garde by D.V. Sarabianov||Thames & Hudson. 1990||2d 2e 3a 11b 12b 12c 22a|
|Churches of Venice Anon||Chorus 2002||6a|
|Great Paintings edited by Edwin Mullins||British Broadcasting Corporation. 1981||7a 9a 16a 18e 20a|
|Vermeer by P. Bonafoux||Profils de L'Art Chene. 1992||2b 5c 7e 10a|
|The World of Vermeer: 1632-1675 by H. Konigsberger||Times Inc. 1967||16b|
|Techniques of the Impressionists by Anthea Callen||Tiger Books International. 1993||6c 7b 19a 26a 27a 28a|
|The Glory of Venice edited by J. Martineau & A Robinson||Yale University Press. 1994||2c 6e 13a 18b 24a|
|John Singer Sargent by C. Ratcliff||Artabras. 1990||6g 14f 23a|
|Essential History of British Art by I. Steer||Parragon Books. 2001||8a 11a 14e 14g 15a 15c 15d 15e 17c 17d 18f 29a|
|The History and Techniques of the Great Masters:Rubens by A. Morrall||Tiger Books International. 1988||10b 10d|
|L'Opera Completa di Ingres by E. Radius||Rizzoli. 1968||14d|
|Flowers in Art from East and West by P Hulton & L Smith||British Museum Publications. 1979||17b|
|The Body: Images of the Nude by E. Lucie-Smith||Thames and Hudson. 1981||18a 18c 18d|
|Abstract Painting by Arsén Pohribny||Phaidon. 1979||30a|
Please note that the thumbnails do not generally give a proper indication of the painting as a whole, and you are strongly urged to consult the original publications and/or view online galleries.
Jan van Eyck
Peter Paul Rubens
Nicolas de Stael