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Image Research Guide

Use this guide to find various resources for your image research and scholarship in the visual arts.

Citing images using Turabian style

When formatting image citations in Turabian style, follow the guidelines below for the Turabian Style Guide. Check with your advisor to determine if a list of images is required. If so, use the same format for notes in the bibliography.

Image Source


Artist’s name (first then last), the title of the artwork (italicize titles of paintings and sculptures but set all other titles in quotation marks), creation date, repository name (including city and state), title of the online site, format type, URL, access date (in parentheses).


Rothko, Mark. Orange and Red on Red. 1957, The Phillips Collection, Washington DC. Artstor, JPEG,, (accessed May 20, 2008).


Artist/Creator, Title, date, book, (Publisher, Year), page number.


Georgia O’Keeffe, The Cliff Chimneys, 1938, in Barbara Buhler Lyens, Georgia O’Keeffe and New Mexico: A Sense of Place (Princeton: Princeton University Press, 2004), 25.