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Art and Art History

This guide is intended for the beginner researcher in art and art history.

Biographical Databases

Pottery and Porcelain Marks


In addition to these print resources, the Benezit Dictionary of Artists also contains examples of many artists' signatures. An artist's catalog raisonné is also a good place to look for their signature. John Castagno has authored many books on artists' signatures. To search for a complete list in Bobcat, click on Advanced Search, select Author from the drop down menu, and search for "Castagno, John."