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FAH214: Italian Renaissance Art: Writing and Citing


Please use  Chicago Manual of Style  Notes and Bibliography (NB)


How to Format your Paper
How to Cite Multiple Authors 
How to Cite Books
How to Cite eBooks
How to Cite Journal Articles
How to Cite Newspapers & Magazines
How to Cite Websites


Image from a library subscription database:

Notes: Eugene Hoshiko, "China Rain," photograph, 1999, AP ImagesID99062401980.

Bib: Hoshiko, Eugene. "China Rain." Photograph. 1999. AP Images, ID99062401980.


Image from an online database:

Notes: Currier & Ives, "Gray Eagle," lithograph, ca. 1866, Library of Congress Prints and Photographs Online Catalog, (accessed September 25, 2010).

Bib: Currier & Ives. "Gray Eagle." Lithograph. ca. 1866. Library of Congress Prints and Photographs Online Catalog, (accessed September 25, 2010).


Image from a website:

Notes: David Wilma, "El Centro de la Raza, Beacon Hill, Seattle," photograph, 2001,, (accessed September 25, 2010).

Bib: Wilma, David. "El Centro de la Raza, Beacon Hill, Seattle." Photograph. 2001., (accessed September 25, 2010).




Works of art reproduced in a printed source (treat as book chapter)

Artist’s last name, first name. "Title of art work," medium, date
          of art work (Institution where art work is housed (if known),
          city where housed if not already named). In Title of printed 
          source italicized, by Author of printed source, page or
          plate/figure/slide number. Place of publication: publisher, date.


Cassatt, Mary. "Mother and Child," oil on canvas, c.1890 (Wichita Art
           Museum). In American Painting: 1560-1913, by John Pearce,
           slide 22. New York: McGraw, 1964.


Works of art reproduced in electronic source

Artist’s last name, first name. Title of art work,  medium, date of art
          work (Institution where art work is housed (if known), city
          where housed if not already named). URL.



Monet, Claude. Meadow with Haystacks at Giverny, oil on canvas,
          1885 (Museum of Fine Arts, Boston).

Website citations are omitted in the Bibliography!


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You can borrow this guide at the Geisel Library reference desk.  The print guide includes examples for more specific or unusual types of sources than the online guides listed above.

Avoiding Plagiarism

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