Princeton University Art Museum collections

Princeton University, Art Museum, Princeton, United States
Sage, Kay. I Saw Three Cities, 1944. Oil on canvas, 92 cm x 71 cm. Princeton, Princeton University Art Museum.

Description icon-questionA descriptive note detailing the content and context of the digital collection.

Since mid 1700s, the Princeton University has been collecting art. To date, there are more than “92,000 works of art spanning the world of art from antiquity to the present“, as mentioned by James Christen Steward, the Director of the Princeton University Art Museum. Users can search or browse by different collections.

Collection Type icon-questionBroad terms that define the type of digital collection

Subject icon-question Broad terms or phrases that describe, identify, or interpret the digital image collection and what it depicts or expresses. Values were obtained using the Art and Architecture Thesaurus (AAT) by the Getty Research Institute.

Style Period icon-questionTerms that define the styles, art periods, movements, etc. whose characteristics are represented in digital image collection. Values were obtained using the Art and Architecture Thesaurus (AAT) by the Getty Research Institute

Work Types icon-questionTerms that identify the kinds of works in the digital collection being described. It typically refers to a work’s physical form, function, or medium in digital image collection. Values were obtained using the Thesaurus For Graphic Materials (TGM) by Library of Congress.

Openness icon-questionOpenness of the digital collection determined using the 4R activities by Wiley (2010).

Allow Reuse for educational and non-commercial purposes

Allow Reuse for educational and non-commercial purposes

Notes on Usage icon-questionAdditional notes on the terms of use on the digital images in the collection.

The images on the site are of various types and copyrights attached. Images that are on the public domain can be downloaded “for personal and educational use” but no alteration is allowed. Thumbnails of images are displayed under fair use as defined in the United States copyright lawsAny use of other copyrighted materials requires the permission of the copyright holders, Visual Artists and Galleries Association Inc, (VAGA) or Art Resource. Attribution is required. The images can be cited by including the author and source of the images as they would material from any printed work, with the URL, “artmuseum.princeton.edu.“.

e.g. Sage, Kay. I Saw Three Cities, 1944. Oil on canvas, 92 cm x 71 cm. Princeton, Princeton University Art Museum. http://artmuseum.princeton.edu.

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