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Art History & Visual Art – Specialized Topics

Getting Started: Early Modern Period

This section provides information on resources for topics related to art of the Early Modern period (c. 1450-1800), including print books and ebooks, article databases, images, streaming media, and digital resources.

Get started with the Quick Links section of this guide before exploring the resources in this section.

Note: 

Print materials on Early Modern art are located in the Music, Art & Architecture Library.
Print materials on related history, aesthetics, and humanities topics can be found at the Koerner Library and/or Rare Books & Special Collections.

Databases

Start your search by looking at the Databases section of the general Art History & Visual Art guide.

Then explore the topic-specific databases below.

Articles / Journals

Print & Electronic Journals @ UBC Library

To find a specific journal, search by Title here:


For a selective list of print journals related to art of the Early Modern Period, browse the UBC Library Catalogue with the following subject headings, while using the "Subject begins with" or "Subject contains" search options. Here are a few examples:


Select Art Publications

This is a selection of art journals in UBC Library holdings related to Early Modern art:       

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Subject Headings & Keywords

Listed below is a selection of art subject headings that can be used for keyword searching in the UBC Library Catalogue.
Click on the links to browse books on specific subjects.

By general topic or concept:

By artist, patron, or literary figure:

By format or medium:

By period / style or technique:

Books

Highlighted Resources

Dictionaries & Encyclopedias

Bibliographies

Sourcebooks & Documents

Images

Websites