The history of painting in general
- Art History
- By The Catholic Encyclopedia
Comprehensive survey of Renaissance art history, biography and iconography
- The Lives of the Most Eminent Painters, Sculptors and Architects (1550)
- By Giorgio Vasari
The original text of the Renaissance biographies of the artists of the era
- The Art History Browser: Prehistoric to Early Medieval
- By Perette Elizabeth Michelli
- Christus Rex Art Images
- By High-resolution catholic art reproductions
- By Links to high-resolution images of European paintings
- National Gallery of Art
- By Washington, USA
Italian painting of the 15th Century
- By Carol Gerten Jackson
An enormous collection of high quality images scanned by Carol Gerten herself. Images are indexed alphabetically by artist and geographically by date.
- The Web Gallery of Art
- By Mark Harden
A collection of images catalogued alphabetically by artist. Excellent scans of Renaissance and Baroque.
- Olga's Gallery
- By Olga and Helen Mataev
Includes restorations that aren't yet well-represented on the web and images that tend to be omitted from other collections. Each image links to a brief explanatory text about the relevant myth, saint, legend, or whatever.
- The Web Museum
- By Nicholas Pioch
Text-based description of paintings through the history of art, but can have quite good images.
Inclusion Criteria: The website has to be predominantly about perspective, to offer a substantial contribution on the topic, and have an identifiable author (except encyclopedias).
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