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Suggestions for further study on Canadian women artists.


Includes international coverage of over 1,000 different archival institutions - archives, libraries, museums and historical societies. 

@Artefacts Canada

Contains more than 4 million object records and more than 1 million images from Canadian museums.

@Artists in Canada Database

A list identifying nearly 50,000 Canadian artists and the names of the libraries and art galleries across Canada maintaining files about the artists.

@Archives Canada

This site provides a national database covering hundreds of individual archival institutions across the country.

@The Canadian Encyclopedia

This free online encyclopedia provides short essays on numerous Canadian women artists

@Dictionary of Canadian Biography Online

Covers persons who died between the years 1000 and 1930 or whose last known date of activity falls within these years.

@Early Canadiana Online

Access to over 2,500,000 pages of Canada's printed heritage, featuring works published from the time of the first European settlers up to the early 20th century.

@Emily Carr (Vancouver Art Gallery)

An educational site which is devoted to the work of Emily Carr.

@Historical Canadian Newspapers Online  

Lists of digitized historical newspapers organized by province or territory.

@Index to Art in Canada to 1930

The Index to Art in Canada to 1930 provides an index to works of art listed in Canadian exhibition, auction and collection catalogues, from 1823 (the date of the earliest catalogue so far identified) up to and including 1930.

@Inuit Art Foundation (Inuit Art Quarterly Profiles)

Searchable database of  historical and contemporary artists from across Inuit Nunangat and southern Canada.

@Revues d'un autre siecle (Bibliothèque nationale du Québec)

Over 7 000 illustrations of Quebec covering the period 1870 to 1907, including photographs and drawings from three Quebec periodicals: L'Opinion publique, Le Monde illustré and L'Album universel.

@Women Artists in Canada/Les femmes artistes au Canada

Among the hundreds of Canadian women artists included on this site are entries for earlier women artists. Includes images, biographical information, artist's statements, and bibliographies.


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