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Barnet, Sylvan. A Short Guide to Writing about Art. X ed. Short Guide Series. Upper Saddle River, N.J.: Pearson/Prentice Hall, date Robert W. Woodruff Library Book Stacks (N7476 .B37 date)
PRINT MANUAL (essential for historical researchers):
Turabian, Kate L. A Manual for Writers of Research Papers, Theses and Dissertations, 7th ed.
CALL NUMBER: LB2369 .T8 2007
LOCATION: Counter-height shelves next to Woodruff Main Reference Desk
*The University of Chicago recently released an 8th edition (April, 2013).
Find it at the reference desk soon!
ONLINE GUIDES TO TURABIAN:
Turabian Quick Guide (U of Chicago Press)
Chicago/Turabian Documentation (University of Wisconsin-Madison Writing Center)
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When creating and following citations, it's useful to know a few standard abbreviations. A list of acceptable, commonly used abbreviations can be found in the Chicago Manual of Style, 16th ed., sec. 10.43, pp. 504-510.
Some of the more often used examples are listed here:
Cite the artist's name, title in italics, the medium and support, the date, and the institution or individual who owns the work, the city, and, if needed for clarification, the state.
the Chicago Manual of Style states that images can be cited using captions or in a bibliography. Check with your instructor for the correct manner. 14.235: Citing paintings, photographs, and sculpture
BASIC INFO NEEDED
Some professors require that... If you found the image in a book that you inlcude the author, title, publisher information, date, and page, figure or plate number of the reproduction
If you found the image online that you include an access date, the web site address (URL) and in some cases an image ID number.
When citing something like a drawing, here are the essential elements you need: