Include the artist's name. Give the title of the artwork in italics. Provide the date of composition. If the date of composition is unknown, place the abbreviation n.d. in place of the date. Name the medium of the piece, and finally, provide the name of the institution that houses the artwork followed by the location of the institution.
For photographic reproductions of artwork (e.g. images of artwork in a book), cite the bibliographic information as above followed by the information for the source in which the photograph appears, including page or reference numbers (plate, figure, etc.).
If the work is cited on the web only, then provide the name of the artist, the title of the work, the medium of the work, and then follow the citation format for a website. If the work is posted via a username, use that username for the author.
If the image is titled:
Author Last Name, First Initial. (Image date). Image title [Medium]. Retrieved from location.
If the image has no title, create a brief description for the image, in brackets.
Works of art reproduced in a printed source (treat as book chapter)
Artist’s last name, first name. "Title of art work," medium, date of art work (Institution where art work is housed (if known),
city where housed if not already named). In Title of printed source italicized, by Author of printed source, page or
plate/figure/slide number. Place of publication: publisher, date.
Cassatt, Mary. "Mother and Child," oil on canvas, c.1890 (Wichita Art Museum). In American Painting: 1560-1913, by John
Pearce, slide 22. New York: McGraw, 1964.
Works of art reproduced in electronic source
Artist’s last name, first name. Title of art work, medium, date of art work (Institution where art work is housed (if known), city
where housed if not already named). URL.
Monet, Claude. Meadow with Haystacks at Giverny, oil on canvas, 1885 (Museum of Fine Arts, Boston).