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FYS 100 - Printmaking: Idea, History, Practice - Softić

Citing Artwork in MLA

The general format for works of art in your bibliography or works cited page is:  

Artist Last Name, Artis First Name. Title (in italics). Date, repository (museum), city.  Materials, size. 

If you don’t know the materials or size, that is ok, but include them if you have them at hand.


Dürer, Albrecht. The Triumphal Arch of Maximillian I: Detail 20. 1515-1517, Sterling and Francine Clark Art Institute, Williamstown, MA. Woodcut on paper, 46.7 x 56.5 cm.

Research Appointments

Visual Resources Librarian - Images, Art, Architecture, Urbanism

Sources for Printing and Printmakers

The dissertations listed here, while not exactly on the topics listed in your assignment, give a good background for the work on contemporary printmakers.  Most useful will be the bibliographies of these texts.

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