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Anonymous Photographer. Unidentified Performer. 1908. Image and original data provided by the University of Florida Digital Collections.

Anonymous Photographer. Unidentified Performer. 1908. Image and original data provided by the University of Florida Digital Collections.

The Department of Special Collections, George A. Smathers Libraries at the University of Florida has contributed 5,000 images from the Ringling Theatre Collection to the Artstor Digital Library.* The selection in Artstor offers comprehensive imagery from the rich resource that traces the history of stagecraft in Europe and America from Shakespearean prints through to the 20th century. (more…)

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Eugène Delacroix. Cleopatra and the Peasant. 1838. Oil on canvas. Image and data provided by Ackland Art Museum, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.

Eugène Delacroix. Cleopatra and the Peasant. 1838. Oil on canvas. Image and data provided by Ackland Art Museum, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.

The Ackland Art Museum at the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill has contributed an additional 5,000 images from its global permanent collection to the Artstor Digital Library, bringing their total to over 16,000.* The selection in Artstor provides generous representation of the collection across diverse curatorial departments. (more…)

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Jan Frans van Bloemen. Landscape with Classical Ruins. 1662-1749. Brush and wash over graphite on paper. Image and original data provided by Bowdoin College Museum of Art.

Jan Frans van Bloemen. Landscape with Classical Ruins. 1662-1749. Brush and wash over graphite on paper. Image and original data provided by Bowdoin College Museum of Art.

The Bowdoin College Museum of Art has contributed approximately 3,600 images to the Artstor Digital Library.* The selection reflects the breadth of the collectionancient through contemporary western art, Asian and African holdings, numismatics, and a deep trove of works on paper. (more…)

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In the second installment of our North American Museums launch, Artstor has released 7,800+ new images from five additional leading institutions, bringing the total number of new images to nearly 25,000 (see our announcement about Part I here).* This release encompasses art and craft from across Europe, America, Asia, Africa, and the ancient Mediterranean. (more…)

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Georges Seurat. A Sunday on La Grande Jatte. 1884-1886. Oil on canvas. Image and original data provided by The Art Institute of Chicago.

Georges Seurat. A Sunday on La Grande Jatte. 1884-1886. Oil on canvas. Image and original data provided by The Art Institute of Chicago.

The Art Institute of Chicago (AIC) has contributed 300 additional images of their permanent collection to the Artstor Digital Library, bringing their total to 1,400.* The full selection in Artstor presents a varied view of the encyclopedic collection through time, across the globe, and in many media. (more…)

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Unknown, Chinese, Qing Dynasty, for export. House Boat. 19th century. Ink and color on paper. Image and original data provided by the Philadelphia Museum of Art.

Unknown, Chinese, Qing Dynasty, for export. House Boat. 19th century. Ink and color on paper. Image and original data provided by the Philadelphia Museum of Art.

The Philadelphia Museum of Art has contributed approximately 4,300 additional images of its encyclopedic and exceptional permanent collection to the Artstor Digital Library bringing its total to more than 7,500.* The current contribution centers on the museum’s comprehensive Chinese collections. (more…)

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Jacob Lawrence. Confrontation at the Bridge. 1976. Screen print. Image and original data provided by Seattle Art Museum. © 2014 The Jacob and Gwendolyn Lawrence Foundation, Seattle / Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York.

Jacob Lawrence. Confrontation at the Bridge. 1976. Screen print. Image and original data provided by Seattle Art Museum. © 2014 The Jacob and Gwendolyn Lawrence Foundation, Seattle / Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York.

The Seattle Art Museum (SAM) has contributed an additional 1,200+ images of its diverse permanent collection to the Artstor Digital Library, bringing its total to approximately 5,000.* The full selection in Artstor encompasses the curatorial departments of the museum from Ancient Mediterranean, African, American, and European to international contemporary art.
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