Art History Resources by Dr. Christopher L.C.E. Witcombe




Art History Resources on the Web has served as an online gateway to the arts since its launch in October 1995, and since then, has emerged as a major online reference source for art history.  Developed by Dr. Christopher L.C.E. Witcombe of Sweet Briar University, the site offers a comprehensive, updated collection of articles and research papers authored by Dr. Witcombe, podcasts, videos and weblinks organized by art period.

Dr. Witcombe’s major areas of research/lecture include: Renaissance Art, Baroque Art, Renaissance Prints, Renaissance Copyright, Archaeoaesthetics, Vision and Perception, Human Visual Experience, Vision Science, Neuropsychology, Image Studies, European Art, European Visual Culture, Mediterranean Art, Mediterranean Visual Culture, Modernism, Accademia di S. Luca, Greek Art, Roman Art, Prehistoric Art, Images of Women, Feminism, Leonardo da Vinci, Mary Magdalen, Sacred Places, Water


Venus of Willendorf ,c. 24,000-22,000 BCE, Oolitic limestone, Naturhistorisches Museum, Vienna,  © (text only) 2000, revised 2003, Christopher L. C. E. Witcombe