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FAH214: Italian Renaissance Art: Find Books

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Use this box to search the Geisel Library catalog for books and other materials in the library collection.

Books in the Collection

Search by Subject

You may want to search by Subject in either Library Catalog or WorldCat to see the available books on a particular broadly-defined topic.  Try any of the following subject headings:

Painters — Italy

Art, Renaissance

Art, Renaissance — Italy

Art, Early Renaissance — Italy

Arts, Renaissance

Artists -- Italy

Art -- Technique

Artists' materials

Humanism -- Italy

Medici, House Of

Finding Books in the Library

Fine Arts books are located on the Upper Level, and in the Oversized section on the Lower Level of the library, in the following call number sections.  See the Geisel Library floor plan for the locations of these sections.

BR  Christianity  (located on the Main Level of the library)

DG445 Italy during the Renaissance

NA   Architecture

NB   Sculpture

NC   Drawing and Design

ND   Painting

NK   Decorative Arts; Ceramics

For further help, watch our video tutorial on how to find books in the library.

Search by Keyword

Keywords to consider when using the online catalog Library Catalog

  • Name of artist
  • Name of the work of art
  • Name of period
  • Type of artwork: altarpiece, painting, etc.
  • Geographic area: Rome, Florence, etc.
  • Media of the work: architecture, painting (fresco, oil, tempera), sculpture
  • Name of museum where artwork is located - you may find more information in a museum catalog

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