St. Ignatius

Sacred Symbols: Artists & Biographies

Salem History (Great Lives From History)

Use this database to find in-depth biographies of your artist.

Guggenheim Museum – biographies  and artwork

Before typing in your artists name in the search box, be sure

to click on “Full Search” below the box.  You will get pictures and a biography of the artists work

Modern Art Museum - artwork

Examples of artwork and specific information about the artwork .  Try an advance search for

your artist and you can also get press releases on their specific shows at this museum.

Metropolitan Museum of Art

Look for the search box on the upper left side of the page. Biographical information

included on most of the pictures exhibited.

National Gallery of Art

Type in your artist's last name and receive a list of artworks.  Click on any of the artwork and

information about the artwork will usually accompany it.

Norton Simon Museum

Search box on upper right hand corner. Exceptional information on artwork and artists intent.

Musee d ‘ Orsay – Great for Impressionists

Mostly Impressionist work and a few other artists. Artwork and biographical information .


Biographies and artwork.  An extensive list of artists but not every artist is in this index..

Picturalissime –artwork, biographies, art movements

Notice that the names that you see on the first page are limited only to certain artists only.

Click on an artist on the page and you will see artwork. 

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