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In this issue: Goya's Los Caprichos, Helen of Troy, scary dolls, Nobel Literature Prize winners, Shared Shelf for museums, architectural collections from Princeton, call for at-risk collections, the Artstor Digital Humanities Awards, Artstor's design blog, curriculum guides, and free webinars.
Discovery
Francisco de Goya y Lucientes, The Sleep of Reason Produces Monsters (El sueño de la razon produce monstruos), 1799. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, Image © The Metropolitan Museum of Art
Goya's Los Caprichos: A magnificent failure
They were announced in an awkward ad full of disclaimers, they went on sale at a combination perfume-liquor store, and less than 10% of the stock sold. Yet Goya's Los Caprichos would go on to make art history.
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Jacques-Louis David, The Love of Paris and Helen, 1789. Image and original data provided by Erich Lessing Culture and Fine Arts Archives/ART RESOURCE, N.Y.; artres.com Wurts Bros., 102 Wooster Street. Progressive Toy Co. Dolls, ca. 1920. Museum of the City of New York Paul-Émile Bécat, André Gide, 1919, La Bibliothèque de l'INHA-collections Jacques Doucet. Image and original data provided by Réunion des Musées Nationaux / Art Resource, N.Y.; artres.com
The many faces of Helen of Troy
Visual representations of Helen of Troy have varied through the ages to fit changing standards of female beauty and the preferences of the artists depicting her. Meet the face(s) that launched a thousand ships.
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Holding dolls at arm's length
October is one of our favorite months because we get to look up scary images in the Artstor Digital Library to celebrate Halloween. This time we asked ourselves what makes us afraid to turn off the lights at night. Two words: scary dolls.
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The winners of the Nobel Prize for Literature
This year's Nobel Prize winners in literature are expected to be announced this week. In preparation, here's a full list of all the previous winners, along with direct links to dozens of their portraits in the Artstor Digital Library.
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Shared Shelf
Shared Shelf now available for museums Shared Shelf now available
for museums


We asked Evan Towle of the Philadelphia Museum of Art Library and Archives to share the museum's experience using Shared Shelf, Artstor's multimedia collection management software.
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Organization
Call for proposals: at-risk collections
Artstor is providing modest financial support to digitize and catalog at-risk collections. The selected collections will be made available through the Digital Library and open access initiatives such as DPLA. Deadline for the first round of selections is October 31.
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Reminder: Digital Humanities
Awards deadline

The deadline for Artstor's Digital Humanities Awards is fast approaching! There's still time to enter.
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Pulling back the curtain on
Artstor's ideas

Discover what inspires the team developing Shared Shelf and get a glimpse of the latest in the cutting-edge of interactive design.
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Collection Releases
Mosaics, central courtyard: Ulysses and Sirens, House of Dionysos and Ulysses, Mid 3rd c., Dougga, Tunisia. Data and image from William L. MacDonald Collection, Princeton University

Archives of William L. MacDonald (Princeton University)
Artstor and Princeton University have collaborated to release approximately 4,500 images of architecture from the archives of William L. MacDonald in the Digital Library.
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Luigi Garzi, Bellarmine Chapel, dome fresco, Rome, Italy. John Pinto Collection (Princeton University)

John Pinto Collection
(Princeton University)

Artstor and Princeton architectural historian John Pinto have collaborated to share approximately 2,000 images of Italian architecture, landscape, and urbanism in the Digital Library.
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Tips and Tools

Introducing curriculum guides
for instructors

Artstor has been working with experts in various fields to create curriculum guides – collections of images from the Artstor Digital Library based on syllabi for college courses.
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Free Artstor and Shared Shelf webinars
Get the most out of Artstor and Shared Shelf with our free presentations. Webinars are available for everyone, from those considering a subscription to experienced users.
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Captions: a) Francisco de Goya y Lucientes, The Sleep of Reason Produces Monsters (El sueño de la razon produce monstruos), 1799. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, Image © The Metropolitan Museum of Art; b) Jacques-Louis David, The Love of Paris and Helen, 1789. Image and original data provided by Erich Lessing Culture and Fine Arts Archives/ART RESOURCE, N.Y.; artres.com; c) Wurts Bros., 102 Wooster Street. Progressive Toy Co. Dolls, ca. 1920. Museum of the City of New York; d) Paul-Émile Bécat, André Gide, 1919, La Bibliothèque de l'INHA-collections Jacques Doucet. Image and original data provided by Réunion des Musées Nationaux / Art Resource, N.Y.; artres.com; e) Mosaics, central courtyard: Ulysses and Sirens, House of Dionysos and Ulysses, Mid 3rd c., Dougga, Tunisia. Data and image from William L. MacDonald Collection, Princeton University; f) Luigi Garzi, Bellarmine Chapel, dome fresco, Rome, Italy. John Pinto Collection (Princeton University); g) Byron Company, Sports, Field Sports, Manhattan Field, 1896. Museum of the City of New York.