Yale Center For British Art—Data Source Description

The Yale Cen­ter For British Art has been shar­ing high-res­o­lu­tion images of its col­lec­tion objects in the pub­lic domain since Yale Uni­ver­si­ty adopt­ed its Open Access Pol­i­cy in 2011, and today about 71,000 such images are avail­able for down­load free of charge, includ­ing for com­mer­cial usage.

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Nationalmuseum Sweden—Data Source Description

The digi­tised col­lec­tions of the National­mu­se­um Swe­den are large­ly acces­si­ble via Europeana.eu where art­works that no longer are pro­tect­ed by copy­right are licensed with CC BY SA or marked Pub­lic Domain. 

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Albertina, Vienna—Data Source Description

The Alberti­na safe­guards one of the most impor­tant and exten­sive graph­ic art col­lec­tions in the world. It com­pris­es around 50,000 draw­ings and water­colours, as well as some 900,000 graph­ic art works, rang­ing from the Late Goth­ic era to the present. 

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DAC Open Access Images—Data Source Description" class="blog-post-title">DAC Open Access Images—Data Source Description

The Davi­son Art Cen­ter (DAC) at Wes­leyan Uni­ver­si­ty in Con­necti­cut holds more than 25,000 works on paper, chiefly prints and pho­tographs. Each DAC Open Access Image is pro­vid­ed for free pub­lic down­load and use in two ver­sions: a pub­li­ca­tion-qual­i­ty TIFF (4,096 pix­els long dimen­sion) and a pre­sen­ta­tion-ready JPEG (1,024 pixels). 

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Mapping Titian—Data Source Description

Map­ping Tit­ian allows to visu­al­ize one of the most fun­da­men­tal con­cerns of the dis­ci­pline of Art His­to­ry: the inter­re­la­tion­ship between an art­work and its chang­ing his­tor­i­cal con­text. Focus­ing on the paint­ings by Tit­ian , this site offers a search­able prove­nance index of his attrib­uted pic­tures and allows users to cre­ate cus­tomiz­able col­lec­tions of paint­ings and cus­tomiz­able maps that show the move­ment of the pic­tures over time and space with the appli­ca­tion of var­i­ous filters.

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Europeana—Data Source Description

Euro­peana is Europe’s dig­i­tal plat­form for cul­tur­al her­itage, pro­vid­ing online access to over 54 mil­lion digi­tised items  (from books, pho­tos, and paint­ings to tele­vi­sion broad­casts and 3D objects) from over 3500 cul­tur­al insti­tu­tions across Europe in 31 lan­guages. 20.8m records allow free reuse. In Euro­peana Art, our ded­i­cat­ed the­mat­ic col­lec­tion for art and art history, […]

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