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To find a book on the shelf, use the call number listed in the catalog. Most books on Art have call numbers beginning with N-NX and TR-TT and are located on the 3rd floor in the Main Collection.

Call numbers for Art:

N - Art
NA - Architecture
NB - Sculpture
NC - Drawing and Graphic Arts
ND - Painting
NE - Prints and Printmaking
NK - Decorative Arts
NX - Arts (in general)
TR - Photography
TT - Handicrafts

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SELECTED REFERENCE BOOKS

Reference books are located in the reference area on the 1st floor.

    The Artists Handbook of Materials and Techniques
    REF ND 1500 .M3 1970

    Contemporary Artists
    REF N 6490 .C6567 1995

    Dictionary of Art
    REF N 31 .D5 1996

    Dictionary of Art and Artists
    REF N 31 .M8 1965

    Dictionary of World Pottery and Porcelain
    REF NK 4215 .K68

    Dictionary of World Pottery
    REF NK 3770 .B64

    Encyclopedia of Painting
    REF ND 30 .E5

    Encyclopedia of World Art
    REF N 31 .E4833

    Great Paintings in America
    Main Collection ND 1145 .K5 1948

    An Illustrated Dictionary of Ceramics
    REF NK 3770 .S38 1974b

    Language of Art from A-Z
    REF N 33 .L346 1997

    Larousse Dictionary of Painters
    REF ND 35 .L3713

    Latin American and Caribbean Artists of the Modern Era
    REF N 6502.4 .S45 2003

    McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Art
    REF N 33 .M23

    Oxford Companion to Western Art
    REF N 33 .O923 2001

    Oxford Dictionary of Art
    REF N 33 .O93 1988

    Thames and Hudson Dictionary of Art and Artists
    ONLINE salve only

    Thames and Husdson Dictionary of Art Terms
    ONLINE salve only

    Thames and Hudson Dictionary of British Art
    ONLINE salve only

    Thames and Hudson Dictionary of Design Since 1900
    ONLINE salve only

    Women Artists in the United States
    REF N 8354 .W65 1990

    World Artists 1980-1990
    REF N 6489 .W67 1991

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    Art History

    Art in the Ancient World
    REF N 5345 .A88

    Dictionary of American Portraits
    REF N 7593 .C53

    Dictionary of Women Artists: An International Dictionary of Women Artists Born Before 1900
    REF N 43 .P47 1985

    Encyclopedia of Comparative Iconography: Themes Depicted in Works of Art
    REF N 7560 .E53 1998

    From Abacus to Zeus: A Handbook of Art History
    REF N 33 .P5 2001

    Illustrators in Children's Books 1744-1945
    CurrLib REF NC 965 .M59

    Illustrators in Children's Books 1946-1956
    CurrLib REF NC 965 .V5

    Illustrators in Children's Books 1957-1966
    CurrLib REF NC 965 .K54

    Key Dates in Art History: From 600 B.C. to the Present
    REF NX 290 .M34

    Larousse Encyclopedia of Byzantine and Medieval Art
    REF N 5970 .H813

    Larousse Encyclopedia of Renaissance and Baroque Art
    REF N 6350 .H813

    Oxford Companion to Twentieth Century Art
    REF N 6490 .O94

    Signs and Symbols in Christian Art
    REF N 7830 .F37

    Thames and Hudson Encyclopaedia of Impressionism
    ONLINE salve only

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    Furniture, Design and Architecture

    Architectural Heritage of Newport Rhode Island
    REF NA 735 .N54 D6 1967

    Biographical Dictionary of American Architects
    REF NA 736 .W5 1996

    Buildings of Rhode Island
    REF NA 730 .R5 J67 2004

    Concise Encyclopedia of American Antiques
    REF NK 805 .C65 1965

    The Design Encyclopedia
    REF NK 1370 .B93 1994

    Encyclopedia of American Architects
    REF NA 705 .H86

    Encyclopedia of Furniture
    REF NK 2205 .A7 1965

    Furniture Treasury
    REF NK 2406 .N732 1961

    Identifying American Architecture
    REF NA 705 .B55 1995

    Thames and Hudson Dictionary of 20th Century Architecture
    ONLINE salve only

    Treasury of American Design
    REF NK 805 .H67

    Visual Dictionary of American Domestic Architecture
    REF NA 7205 .C27 1994

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