Covering images from prehistory to the present in the arts, architecture, humanities, and social sciences and comprising of contributions from museums, libraries, photo archives, scholars, artists and artists' estates, and photographers.
Content spans many disciplines, primarily in the humanities and social sciences. Search results include tabs to display 'Images from articles' or 'ARTstor Images' where available. Images can be searched via the Advanced search function as a 'caption'.
Encompasses Grove Art Online; The Oxford Companion to Western Art; The Concise Oxford Dictionary of Art Terms as well as The Encyclopedia of Aesthetics. It is possible to search for images directly from the home page, 'Search for Images only’. As the title of the image and its captions are searched, it is possible to use broader terms such as ‘Metropolitan Museum of Art’. Grove Art has links to images from Art Resource and ARTstor.
The Index records works of art produced without geographical limitations from early apostolic times up to A.D. 1550. The database contains thousands of work of art records, most of which have an accompanying image.