Paintings & drawings links
- Art at the Getty
Browse the online collections of drawings and paintings, each with a video overview to introduce the themes and artists featured.
- LACMA: Los Angeles County Museum of Art
LACMA's permanent collections include prints and drawings from Europe and America and paintings from all round the world, with images and descriptions of key works.
- Uffizi Gallery Florence, Italy
A site designed to mirror a real walk around the Uffizi in Florence, with a page for each of the works currently on display, ordered by the rooms in which they appear.
- The National Gallery, London: Western European painting 1250-1900
A user-friendly site offering several different ways of exploring the collection, whether a beginner or expert. For some works a zoom function is available to examine minute details.
- Curatorial Departments | Works of Art | The Metropolitan Museum of Art
Site of the museum's vast permenant collections with highlights, features and images of paintings, drawings and prints from around the world
- Tate: British and international modern and contemporary art
The Tate site offers a gateway to the art collections online as well as many other excellent features such as the museum magazine, live webcasts, learning resources and online shop.
- Smithsonian Institution
The museum's painting pages include over 40 seperate online exhibitions exploring a diverse range of themes and artists from the collections.
- National Portrait Gallery
Searchable online collections including a guide to works on display in the galleries, plus thematic trails around the collection.
- National Maritime Museum - browse the collections
An introduction to the museum's little known but fascinating collection representing maritime history from 1500, featuring many online images and descriptions.
- National Gallery of Art, Washington