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Special Links to Graphic Arts, Prints and Maps 

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MoMA: What Is a Print ?
Print techniques nicely shown for everybody with famous examples for woodcut, etching and lithography.

A Marketplace for art with comprehensive list of artists, their work and links to sites presenting their work.

Art online with search for artists, artwork by title, museums and artists sorted by medium e.g. famous engravers.

Art website with encompassing list of artists their biographies, work, assistants, teachers, pupils etc.

Artist Monograms
A list by artarchiv.net containing hundreds of artist monograms.

Encyclopedia Mythica
Helps fill gaps in ancient mythology, from different cultures, offers images and a genealogy table.



Cleveland Art Museum: Battle of the Nudes
On Pollaiuolo's renaissance masterpiece, a great exhibition about prints, their history, examination and repair.

GrafikSehen: Wallraf-Richartz-Museum,  Köln 2004 (German text)
Exhibition about grafic arts, techniques and prints (Ausstellung zur grafischen Kunst mit Beispielen).

KGI Bochum, Ruhr Unversität: Exhibitions online (German text)
Piranesi: Die poetische Wahrheit, Raffael und die Folgen, Welt Lauf: Allegorische Grafikserien des Manierismus.

National Gallery of Art: Prints and drawings, Online Tours
Rembrandt: Late Religious Prints, Escher: Life and Work, Rembrandt in depth: Abraham Entertaining the Angels.

South African National Gallery: What is an Artist's Print ?
An excellent exhibition on prints, copies, reproductions and posters by the Museum of Cape Town.



Fine Arts Museum of San Francisco (FAMSF)
Offers a huge image base of art work, presented with detailed descriptions and great display options.

Metropolitan Museum of Art: Prints and Drawings 
With highlights, online resources and unique ´time line of art history´ across cultures, time and space.

A&A art and architecture
Collection of prints and other artwork from different collections. 

Los Angeles County Museum of Art
Online collection, possibility to order photographs of artwork, storeroom treasures e.g. Los Caprichos by Goya.

Rijksmuseum, Amsterdam
Online collection of the museum with graphic work of many celebrated artists.

Joconde: Catalogue of French Museum Collections (in French)
Centralized (fast) database with search options for artists, subjects etc. and many images.

Louvre: Inventaire du Départent des Arts graphiques
Searchable database of the Louvre, containig prints and other artwork with search options for artists or works.

State Hermitage Museum: Digital collection
Paints, prints and drawings section to be browsed by artist ot title.

Université de Liège: Service de Collections artistiques
Overview by medium (e.g. engraving): graphic artists by countries and time, links to their work.

Australian National University: Art server
Collection of online graphic work by M. Greenhalgh, prints (see 4. Prints) by technique, schools or artist.

Spencer Museum of Art: Printroom
Selected prints from the collection, with enlarged images of prints and links to some useful ressources.

Staatsgalerie Stuttgart: Graphische Sammlung
Selection of prints organized by time and region of origin, with description (in German).

Wake Forest University: Print Collection
Prints from the 1400s to the 2000s commented and ordered chronologically and alphabetically.


Maps and Views

Cartographical and graphical website of National Library Marciana Venice with search options and digital images.

Universitätsbibliothek, Universität Augsburg: Theatrum Europaeum 
Digitalized version of the 21 volumes of Merian´s famous work, published between 1646 and 1738.

Ryhiner Map Collection
Large State Archives´ (Canton of Berne) collection of maps sorted by title, geographically, name etc.

History of Cartography
Links to Cartography, images of early maps on the web, collections etc.

Guide to Cartographics Resources
Well commented links (from kanetix.ca) to divers cartographic resources, history of map making etc.