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In the humanities, citations are provided in footnotes or endnotes along with the bibliography.  Images can be cited using captions or in a bibliography.  Check with your instructor for the correct manner.

Bibliographic entry – general

Gogh, Vincent van.  The Starry Night.  1889. Oil on canvas.  29 in. x 36 ¼ in.  Museum of Modern Art, New York.

Footnote/endnote – general

18Vincent van Gogh, The Starry Night, 1889, oil on canvas, 29 in. x 36 ¼ in., Museum of Modern Art, New York.

Caption – general

*note: captions can be done as figure, fig., illustration, or ill.

Fig. 1: Vincent Van Gogh, The Starry Night, 1889, oil on canvas, 29 in. x 36 ¼ in., Museum of Modern Art, New York.

Bibliographic entry – online (websites or databases)
Duveneck, Frank.  Whistling Boy, 1872.  Oil on canvas, 28 in. x 21 ½ in.  Cincinnati Art Museum, Cincinnati.  <http://cincinnatiartmuseum.stores.yahoo.net/frduwhboy.html>, accessed 12 Aug. 2007.>

Footnote/endnote – online (websites or databases)

4Henri Matisse, The Woman with the Hat, 1905, oil on canvas, 81.3 cm x 60.3 cm, San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, San Francisco.

Caption – online (websites or databases)

Ill. 1: Frank Duveneck, Whistling Boy, 1872, oil on canvas, 28 in. x 21 ½ in.  Cincinnati Art Museum, Cincinnati, <http://cincinnatiartmuseum.stores.yahoo.net/frduwhboy.html>

Bibliographic entry – slide in the library

Gris, Juan.  Newspaper and Fruit Dish, 1916. Oil on canvas. 18 1/8 in. x 14 7/8 in.  Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, New York.  University of Cincinnati, OH: Visual Resources Center, 2005, slides.> 

Footnote/endnote – slide in the library

Juan Gris, Newspaper and Fruit Dish, 1916, oil on canvas, 18 1/8 in. x 14 7/8 in., Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, New York. University of Cincinnati, OH: Visual Resources Center, 2005, slides.

Caption – slide in the library

Illustration 1: Juan Gris, Newspaper and Fruit Dish, 1916, oil on canvas, 18 1/8 in. x 14 7/8 in.  Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, New York.  University of Cincinnati, OH: Visual Resources Center, 2005, slides.

Credit lines

Images with copyright restrictions

Reproduced with permission from Jan Newstrom Thompson, Duveneck: Last Paintings Found  (Santa Clara, CA: Triton Museum of Art, 1987), 55, © 1987 by Triton Museum of Art.

Images without copyright restrictions

Man and boy fishing in Ohio River, September 14, 1929.  Courtesy of Rosemary Bart

Photograph courtesy of Cincinnati Art Museum.

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