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Visual Arts

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Understanding Primary and Secondary Sources


Selected Canadian Art Journals

Canadian Art
C Magazine (online from 1997 to present. Earlier issues in print on th 7th floor: PER N1 C6).

Citing Images

Include the following information:

  • Creator's Name (last name first)
  • Title (italicized)
  • Medium
  • Measurements
  • Source (website) which houses the image


Cezanne thumbnail

For your Bibliography...

Cézanne, Paul. Bathers, 1874-1875.  Oil on canvas, 38.1cm x 46cm. Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York. Available from: ARTstor, (access January 11, 2012).


Cals thumbnail

For a Caption...

Adolphe-Félix Cals. Still Life with Vegetables, Partridge and a Jug, 1858. Oil on fabric, 49.5cm x 61cm. The Cleveland Museum of Art, Cleveland.   Available from: ARTstor, (accessed January 11, 2012). 


Chicago Style

Chicago Style is the required citation style used in the Department of Visual Arts.