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Benezit Dictionary of Artists: Tools and Resources

These resources will assist educators, lecturers, and students wishing to use Benezit for research, essay writing, project work, and lesson planning. Updates to the site in the coming months will include regular additions of subject guides and other educational supplements.


Listed here are abbreviations used in Benezit for international currencies in auction sale records and for institutional names.

Subject Guides

Each guide includes a brief essay, with embedded images and links to external resources and Oxford Art Online articles. Benezit subscribers have access to all linked content.

Renaissance Paragone: Painting and Sculpture

Renaissance Paragone: Disegno and Colore

Caravaggio and Caravaggisti in 17th-Century Europe

British Visual Satire, 18th–20th Centuries

19th-Century European and American Printmakers

American Women Photographers, c. 1900-1940

Painters in Post-war New York City

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