ARTstor is a database of images, including fine art, photography, architecture, sculpture, jewels and other artifacts, ancient art and indigenous art and artisanal works.
Please keep in mind that some of the images in ARTstor are copyrighted, and all of them are made available under a Terms of Service that prohibits certain kinds of use even if the original artworks themselves are in the public domain. For more information, see Permitted & Prohibited uses.
Permissible uses include educational uses:
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There is a search box on the ARTstor main page.
At the top of the results page are several functions:
To get to Advanced Search: Go to the ARTstor main page and then select Advanced Search (just under the search box).
Enter your keywords in the search boxes just as you do in Basic Search. More Advanced Search features:
To view the full-sized image and image information, click on it.
There are a number of tools on the image display page:
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