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ART 342 History of Western Art: Artist Assignment


Compile a bibliography on an artist from either the Neoclassical or Romantic movement (anyone except David or Goya), subsisting of at least 3 books and 5 articles, properly cited.  3 of the 5 articles must be accessible in an online format in full text, and 2 of the sources (either books or articles) must be primary sources.  

Primary vs Secondary Sources

A primary source provides direct or firsthand evidence about an event, object, person, or work of art.  Primary Sources may include historical and legal documents, eyewitness accounts, artist correspondence, statistical data, pieces of creative writing, audio recordings, diaries, speeches, and the art objects themselves. They may also include first-hand accounts that were documented later in things like autobiographies or memoirs.

A secondary source is a step removed from the primary source and often analyze or interpret the primary source.  They often refer to the primary source. Good examples being: biographies, journal articles, newspaper articles, reviews, books, criticism, documentaries.