Search for a keyword such as “dress” or “bowl.” You can then filter your results by geography, classification, and date--or search within your results for additional terms to further narrow your results.
Use advanced search when you know what you are looking for. Select one or several keywords, such as an artist’s name or a specific work, and choose which fields you would like to search (default is to search all fields).
If you are looking for works from a specific period and location, you can conduct an advanced search without keywords and limit by date, geography, and classification. For example, if you are looking for paintings from the Italian Renaissance, you could conduct the following search: