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Renaissance Art Resources: Artists

A guide to major sources of information for researching the art of the Renaissance

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Reference Books on Artists



The first three titles below are large multivolume sets; they are the most comprehensive and scholarly dictionaries of artists.  Many obscure artists who are not included in other encyclopedias can be found in them.

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