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Gordon’s Print Price Annual provides international coverage of prints sold at auction from 1985 to the present.  Almost 600,000 records, from old Master, modern, and contemporary fine prints to posters and illustrated books, as well as Picasso ceramic.  Prices are given in dollars, pounds and currency of country of origin. Available in Room 308 and 300.

The following resources available in the Art and Architecture Collection, Room 300, can also be useful for print research. Consult the library-wide listing of Databases and Indexes Online for more information.

AMICO: Art Museum Image Consortium. AMICO is a collection of multimedia images and corresponding descriptive text of works of art contributed by art museums all over the world.

Art & Architecture Thesaurus. Available courtesy of The Getty Museum and the Getty Vocabulary Program, the AAT is a structured vocabulary of approximately 125,000 terms, scope notes, and other information used when describing fine art, architecture, decorative arts, archival materials, and material culture.

ARTbibliographies Modern covers 20th century art, design, and photography, citing periodicals, monographs, dissertations, and exhibition catalogs.

Art Full Text is a bibliographic database that indexes and abstracts articles from periodicals published throughout the world. Full-text coverage is included for selected periodicals, but not all.

Art Index & Art Index Retrospective indexes articles in periodicals, yearbooks, and museum publications, 1929-present.

Arts and Humanities Citation Index Search indexes articles and their citations from domestic and foreign journals in twenty-five arts and humanities disciplines, 1980-present.

Bibliography of the History of Art includes and extends the Répertoire d' Art et d' Archéologie from 1973 to 1989 and the International Repertory of the Literature of Art from 1975 to 1989. It covers European and American art from antiquity to the present.

Grove Dictionary of Art contains 41,000 entries and over 30,000 images, the online version of the Grove Dictionary of Art can be searched by heading, subheading, or free text.

Index to Nineteenth-Century American Art Periodicals covers 42 periodicals from 1840 to 1907. Indexing each entire issue it covers artists and illustrators, painting, sculpture, drawing, photography, collecting, exhibitions, sales, decoration and popular culture.

Nineteenth Century Art Worldwide. Published by the Association of Historians of Nineteenth-century Art, this scholarly, refereed e-journal, Nineteenth-Century Art Worldwide, is devoted to the study of nineteenth-century painting, sculpture, graphic arts, photography, architecture, and decorative arts across the globe.