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Photography: Citing Your Work

Citing Images

 ARTstor provides the following examples for citing your images.

A museum object

Brief Citation
Artist's Name (First and Last)
Title and Date
Museum Name and Location
Image Source and ID Number

cerberus

Example:
Andokides Painter
Neck-Handled Amphora: Herakles & Cerberus, Ca. 510 B.C.
Musée du Louvre, Paris, France
ARTstor: ARTSTOR_103_41822000405793

Full Citation
Artist's Name (First and Last), Artist's Nationality and Dates
Title and Date of the Work
Materials and Dimensions of the Work
Museum Name and Location
Image Source and ID Number

Early Sunday Morning

Example:
Edward Hopper, American, 1882-1967
Early Sunday Morning, 1930
Oil on canvas, 35 3/16 x 60 1/4 in. (89.4 x 153 cm)
Whitney Museum of American Art, New York, NY, US
ARTstor: CARNEGIE_4840004

An internet resource (Electronic Database)

Title of the Work
Artist's Name (First and Last)
Date of the Work
Image Source
Date of Citation
Electronic Database

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Example:
Haystacks. Claude Monet. 1890. In ARTstor [database online]. [cited 14 September 2010]. Available from ARTstor, Inc., New York, New York.

An internet resource (World Wide Web Site)

Title of the Work
Artist's Name (First and Last)
Date of the Work
Image Source
Date of Citation
World Wide Web Site

Example:
Haystacks. Claude Monet. 1890. ARTstor [online]. New York: New York. [cited 14 September 2010]. Available from http://www.metmuseum.org/toah/works-of-art/29.100.109.

Citation Style Guides

A citation serves two main purposes: it gives credit to the author, artist, or creator, and it allows your reader to find the book, article, artwork, or photogragh.

A style guide shows you how to format your foot notes, bibliographies, or works cited lists.

These citation style guides are available at the Reference Desk.

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