Now available: Additional images from The Warburg Institute
Approximately 860 additional images of Renaissance and Baroque book illustrations from The Warburg Institute are now available in the Artstor Digital Library. This second release brings the collection total to approximately 2,100 images of European book illustrations from the 16th through 18th centuries, selected from the rare book collection housed at the Warburg Institute Library.
The Warburg Institute was founded in 1921 as a research institution whose main purpose is to further the study of the influence of classical tradition in all aspects of Western civilization, including art, architecture, language, literature, religion, science, philosophy, social customs, and political institutions. The Institute maintains a library of over 350,000 volumes, a photographic collection of over 300,000 images, and an archive.
To view The Warburg Institute collection: go to the Artstor Digital Library, browse by collection, and click “The Warburg Institute” or enter the keyword search: “warburg institute library”.
For more detailed information about this collection, visit the Warburg Institute collection page.