Databases and eBooks
Oxford Art Online - Search by artist's last name. Biographies from Grove Art Online include biographical information and images.
Biography in Context - Easy access via a Brookfield Public Library card. Contact your school librarian if you do not have a card or live outside Brookfield to get a temporary login.
Encyclopedia of World Biography - This is an eReference book set. Print copies are available in the library.
Renaissance and Reformation Reference Library - This is an eReference book set. Print copies are available in the library.
World History: Modern Era - Quick Search is a good choice for finding information on famous artists and architects.
Great Lives from History: Renaissance & Early Modern Era - This is an eReference book.
1. When searching for information on most artists type in last name, first - Durer, Albrecht
2. Some of the artists were so famous that they are known by their first names - Michelangelo
3. Make sure you are spelling the name correctly and that the person is living during the time of the Renaissance.