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The World of the Eighteenth Century (for English Majors): Art & Architecture

English majors, and all others, are welcome to use this guide to understand the cultural & historical context in which the literature being read was created.


Judith prepares the knife

The Angel Inspires Judith (to Kill Holofernes), by Gian Giuseppe Dal Sole (18th Century)

Image from Art Museum Image Gallery.

Reference Universe

Reference Universe searches the table of contents & indexes of recent print and electronic encyclopedias in the CSS Reference Collection.

Art & Architecture in the 18th Century

Art from AMIG

Art Museum Image Gallery is a digital archive of 165,000 + images of the decorative and fine arts, covering cultures world-wide, through a wide rand of time periods.

Tip: Add "18th" to your search string to narrow results to the 18th century.