Cite all quotes and paraphrased references used in the body of the paper.
--from Jill Luedke "Arts of the Western World"
photograph: Hugh Sung
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1. Photograph your object. From ALL angles
from Jill Luedke "Arts of the Western World"
Oxford Art Online (Grove Art) - Comprehensive scholarly online art encyclopedia. Search by artist, movement, concept, style, medium, or country. Oxford Art Online will contextualize your object and provide you with more clues and search terms.
Museum's Website. If the object lives at a museum, search for it on the museum's Website.
Metropolitan Museum of Art (Heilbrunn Timeline of Art History). Includes images with descriptive information, essays, maps.
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