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World History 10 project for Mrs. Tyau.
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100 Picks for this Project

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(This list was compiled by Ms. Huff for Mrs. Tyau.
Web page by Ms. Lindsay, Castle Library)
  1. "Allegory" by Filippino Lippi

  2. Dome of the Florence Cathedral by Filippo Brunelleschi

  3. "Four Saints" by Nanni Di Banco. Florence.

  4. "Story of Jacob and Esau" by Lorenzo Ghiberti. Florence.

  5. "Pala Degli Otto" by Filippino Lippi. Uffizi, Florence.

  6. "St. Jerome" by Filippino Lippi. Uffizi, Florence.

  7. "Madonne del roseto" (Terracotta) by Luca Della Robbia. Florence.

  8. "Agony in the Garden" (Terracotta) by Andrea Della Robbia. Louvre.

  9. "Judith" by Giovanni Della Robbia. (Terracota) Budapest.

  10. "Portrait Bust of a Lady (Marble) by Antonio Rossellino. Staatliche, Berlin.

  11. "Mary's Presentation in the Temple" (Fresco) by Paolo Uccello. Duomo, Prato.

  12. "Resurrection of Christ" (Stain glass) by Paolo Uccello. Duomo, Florence.

  13. "The Stigmatization of St. Francis" by Domenico Veneziano. Nat'l, Washington, D.C.

  14. "The Ghent Altarpiece" by Jan Van Eyck and Hubert Van Eyck.

  15. "Portrait of Giovanni Arnolfini and His Wife" by Jan Van Eyck and Hubert Van Eyck.

  16. "The Madonna with Canon Van Der Paele" by Jan Van Eyck and Hubert Van Eyck.

  17. "Annunciation" by Robert Campin. Brussels.

  18. "St. John Altarpiece" by Rogier Van Der Weyden. Berlin.

  19. "Hell" (Oil beaux-arts) by Dieric the Elder Bouts. Lille.

  20. "Christ in the House of Simon by Dieric the Elder Bouts. Berlin.

  21. "Adoration of the Shepherds by Hugo Van Der Goes. Berlin.

  22. "The Death of the Virgin" by Hugo Van Der Goes. Bruges.

  23. "Portinari Triptych" by Hugo Van Der Goes.

  24. "Last Judgment Triptych" (Oil) by Hans Memling. Gdansk.

  25. "St. Ursula Shrine" by Hans Memling. Burges.

  26. "The Seven Deadly Sins" (Oil) by Hieronymus Bosch. Prado, Madrid.

  27. "The Fall of Man and the Expulsion from the Garden of Eden" by Michelangelo. Sistine Chapel.

  28. "Adam" by Tullio Lombardo. Mocenigo, Venice.

  29. "Monument of Pietro Mocenigo" by Pietro Lombardo. Mocenigo, Venice.

  30. "Pieta" by Michelangelo. 1499, Rome.

  31. "David" by Michelangelo.

  32. "Moses" by Michelangelo.

  33. "Tomb of Lorenzo De Medici" by Michelangelo.

  34. "The Last Judgment" by Michelangelo. St. Peter's, Rome.

  35. "Pieta" by Michelangelo. 1550. Cathedral, Florence.

  36. "Prudence - Tomb of Francis II of Brittany and his Wife Marguerite de Foix" by Michel Colombe

  37. "The Judgment of Paris" by Lucas Cranach the Elder

  38. "Eastern Door of the Baptistry" (Bronze) by Lorenzo Ghiberty. Florence.

  39. "Judgment of Salomon" by Nanni De Bartolo. Palazzo Ducale, Venice.

  40. "Adoration of the Magi" by Fra Filippo Lippi. National, Washingtn, D. C. Aka Cook tondo, or National tondo.

  41. "Virgin with the Child and Scenes from the Life of St. Anne" by Fra Filippo Lippi. Palatina, Florence. From the Bartolini Tondo.

  42. "Portrait of a Man and a Woman at a Casement Poster" by Fra Filippo Lippi. Metropolitan, New York.

  43. "Holy Trinity" by Hans Multscher. Frankfurt.

  44. "St. Peter is Walking on the Water" (Tempera) by Luis Borrassa. Sant Pere, Terrasa.

  45. "Altar of Giacomo" St. Mark, Venice.

  46. "Portrait of a Man with a Medal" by Botticelli.

  47. "Birth of Venus" by Botticelli.

  48. "Madonna and Child Enthroned with Six Saints" by Botticelli. Aka Sant Ambrogio altarpiece.

  49. "St. Sebastian" (Panel) by Andrea Mantegna.

  50. "The Discovery of Honey" (Panel) by Piero Di Cosimo.

  51. "Palazzo Medici" by Michelozzo. Riccardi, Florence.

  52. "The Holy Trinity with the Virgin and St. John's" (Fresco) by Masaccio. Florence.

  53. "The Tribute Money" by Masaccio. Sta. Maria Del Carmine, Florence.

  54. "The Expulsion from Paradise" by Masaccio.

  55. "Madonna Enthroned" by Masaccio. National, London.

  56. "Madonna Enthroned" by Fra Flippo Lippi. National, Rome. Aka the Novitiate altarpiece.

  57. "The Annunciation" by Fra Angelico. S. Marco, Florence.

  58. "The Discovery and Proving of the True Cross" by Piero Della Francesca. Arezzo.

  59. "The Last Supper" by Andrea Del Castagno. Florence.

  60. "David" by Andrea Del Castagno.

  61. "Palazzo Rucellai" by Leone Battista Albert. Rimini. Florence.

  62. "The Tempest" by Giorgione. Venice.

  63. "Pope Leo X with His Nephews Cardinal Giulio de Medici and Luigi De Rossi" by Raphael. Uffizi, Florence.

  64. "St. John the Baptist" by Bartolome Ordonez.

  65. "Bacchanal of the Andrians" by Titian.

  66. "Hercules and Antaeus" by Antonio Del Pollaiuolo. National, Florence.

  67. "Battle of Ten Naked Men" (Engraving) by Antonio Del Pollaiuolo

  68. "Putto with Dolphin" by Andrea Del Verrocchio. Palazzo Vecchio, Florence.

  69. "St. James Led to His Execution" by Andrea Mantegna. Padua.

  70. "Madonna and Saints" (panel) by Giovanni Bellini. S. Zaccarina, Venice.

  71. "An Old Man and His Grandson" by Domenico Ghirlandaio. Louvre.

  72. "The Delivery of the Keys" (Fresco) by Pietro Perugino.

  73. "The Damned Cast into Hell" by Luca Signorelli. S. Brizio Chapel, Orviejo?.

  74. "The Virgin of the Rocks" by Leonardo Da Vinci. Louvre.

  75. "The Last Supper" by Leonardo Da Vinci.

  76. "Mona Lisa" by Leonardo Da Vinci.

  77. "The Tempietto" by Donato Bramante. S. Pietro in Montorio, Rome.

  78. "The Descent from the Cross"" by Rosso Fiorentino.

  79. "The Madonna with the Long Neck" by Parmigianino. Uffizi, Florence.

  80. "The Creation of Adam" by Michelangelo. Sistine Chapel.

  81. "Christ Before Pilate" by Tintoretto. Scuola Di San Rocco, Venice.

  82. "The Annunciation: Virgin and Child with Angels" by Matthias Grunewald.

  83. "Madonna Del Granduca" by Raphael. Pitti Palace, Florence.

  84. "School of Athens" (Fresco) by Raphael. Vatican, Rome.

  85. "Galatea, 1513" by Raphael. Villa Farnesina, Rome.

  86. "Madonna with Members of the Pesaro Family" by Titian./ Church of the Feari?, Venice.

  87. "Man with the Glove" by Titian.

  88. "Paul III and His Grandsons" by Titian.

  89. "Christ Crowned with Thorns" by Titian.

  90. "The Crucifixion - Isenheim Altarpiece" by Matthias Grunewald.

  91. "Adam and Eve" (Engraving) by Albrecht Durer.

  92. "The Four Horsemen of the Apocalypse" by Albrecht Durer.

  93. "Self-Portrait" by Albrecht Durer.

  94. "Knight, Death and Devil" by Albrecht Durer.

  95. "Four Apostles" by Albrecht Durer.

  96. "Erasmus of Rotterdam" by Hans Holbein the Younger.

  97. "Francis I" by Jean Clouet.

  98. "Death and the Miser" (Oil) by Hironymus Bosch. National, Washington, D.C.

  99. "Ship of Fools" (Oil) by Hironymus Bosch. Louvre, Paris.

  100. "The Garden of Delight" by Hironymus Bosch. Prado.

  101. "Adoration of the Magi" (Engraving) by Martin Schongauer. Staatliche, Berlin.

  102. "Temptation of St. Anthony" (Engraving) by Martin Schongauer. Budapest.

  103. "Madonna, Child and Saints" by Master of the Mascoli Altar. Mascoli Chapel, San Marco, Venice.

  104. "Coronation of the Virgin" by Jacobello Del Fiore. Gallerie Dell 'Accademia, Venice.

  105. "Justice Between the Archangels Michael and Gabriel" by Jacobello Del Fiore. Venice.

  106. "Madonna and Child and a Devotee" by Niccolo Di Pietro. Accademia, Venice.

  107. "Adoration of the Magi" by Gentile Da Fabriano.

  108. "Presentation of Christ in the Temple" by Gentile Da Fabriano.

  109. "Quaratesi, Altarpiece: St. Nicholas and Three Maidens" by Gentile Da Fabriano.

  110. "Quaratesi Altarpiece: St. Nicholas Saves A? Storm -- Tossed Ship" by Gentile Da Fabriano.

"The Annunciation with Two Kneeling Donors by Fra Flippo Lippi. Rome.

112.  Hercules and the Hydra by Antonio Del Pollaiolo.



    Resource Highly Recommended by Mrs. Tyau

    Google and Other Searches

    If/When you conduct a regular Google search, include in your search to increase your chances of finding a reliable, reputable, scholarly source. See Google Guide Quick Reference: Google Advanced Operators (Cheat Sheet) for a plethora of search limiters.

    Advanced  Google Scholar  - Search hint: When searching the title of your artwork, put it in quotation marks. Also, add your artist's name to your search, since there may be more than one piece with the same title.


      Background Information

      Note: Remember as you search that there may be variations of your artist's name, or other artists with the same or similar name. 

      Background Information for Your Proposal

      Go to Gale eBooks to access these ebooks. If you're off-campus, you'll need your User ID and password.

      Renaissance: An Encyclopedia for Students and

      Arts and Humanities Throughout the Eras

      for background information on your artist.

      You can access Encyclopedia Britannica Online - Academic Version and the public library's ebook collections, including Gale Reference Virtual Library, with your public library card.

      More background Information

      Wikipedia: See to see why you should NOT cite Wikipedia itself for this project. However, check for background information that should be helpful. Wikipedia maintains (usually) excellent links (at the bottom of the pages), and their Wikimedia Commons is a good place to find copyright-free photos (to which the photographer must still be given credit).

      See Wikipedia+ for Wikipedia and a nice array of other background resources.


        Scholarly Sources in Print

        Scholarly art, architecture, or art history books

        on reserve

        History of Art by H. W. Janson,709

        History of Architecture by Sir Banister Fletcher, 720

        Art History by Marilyn Stokstad, 709, and

        Art, A History of Painting, Sculpture, Architecture (2 vols.), Hartt, 709

        The Encyclopedia of Sculpture (3 vols), Bostrom, 735.2303

        Great Masterpieces of World Art, Field, 704.94

        The History of World Sculpture, Bazin, 730

        Illustrated Dictionary of Historic Architecture, Harris, 720.321

        Italian Renaissance Sculpture, Pope-Hennessey, 730.92

        2000 Years of Christian Art, Newton and Neil, 704.9482

        Understanding Architecture, Roth, 720

        Various individual artists’ books (use iPAC to locate)

        Scholarly Web Resources

        Here are some stellar sites:



        Search EBSCO

        See Ms. Lindsay for Seabury User ID and password


        Remember that your public library card will give you access to many more online databases.

        See Ms. Lindsay for an application, or go directly to your nearest library.



        Creative Commons Image Search - HANDY search tool with 4 options: (1) reuse; (2) commercial reuse; (3) reuse with modification; (4) commercial reuse with modification

        Creative Commons Search - search many different sites: Google, Flickr, Open Clip Art Library, Fotopedia, Europeana, Google Images, Wikimedia Commons, YouTube, Pixabay, SoundCloud

        Google advanced image search

        To change picture properties in Microsoft Word, double click (Mac) or right-click (pc) to Format picture or Insert Caption.

        How to Insert Pictures in Word 2007 (with more advanced options) for free creative commons pictures (automatically includes attribution/credit). For adding an image to a document,    Command click (Mac) or Right-click (pc) over picture to view options (instead of copying/embedding code for a  blog).


          Accessing JStor via our Hawaii State Library account

          "Q: What is JSTOR?  

          A: JSTOR was founded in 1995 to build trusted digital archives for scholarship. Today, we enable the scholarly community to preserve their work and the materials they rely upon, and to build a common research platform that promotes the discovery and use of these resources." (From JStor Frequently Asked Questions)

          How to get there: Go to Hawaii State Public Library System Databases.

          Best practices:

                               1. Select Content I can access.

                               2. Choose View PDF


          Screenshot from JStor FAQ:


                          3. Register for a JStor account via our Hawaii State Library account.


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