Winslow Homer, The Fog Warning, 1885. Image © Museum of Fine Arts, Boston

Winslow Homer, The Fog Warning, 1885. Image © Museum of Fine Arts, Boston

Artstor and the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston (MFA) are making available approximately 1,200 images from the Museum’s permanent collection in the Images for Academic Publishing (IAP) program.  The IAP program provides high-quality image files to scholars for academic publications at no charge. For more information, visit artstor.org/iap.

This release is the first of a projected 3,100 images from the MFA to become available in IAP. Included in this batch are works by artists such as Ansel Adams, Albert Bierstadt, Alexander Calder, Mary Cassatt, Albrecht Dürer, Paul Gauguin, Alberto Giacometti, Francisco Goya, El Greco, Winslow Homer, Edward Hopper, Anselm Kiefer, Jacob Lawrence, Édouard Manet, Claude Monet, Alice Neel, Jackson Pollock, Man Ray, Charles Sheeler, Edward Steichen, Alfred Stieglitz, Vincent Van Gogh, and Andy Warhol.

One of the great encyclopedic art museums in the world, the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, houses a collection of 500,000 objects representing all time periods and cultures. A selection of more than 21,000 images from the MFA’s collection is already available through Artstor’s subscription service. Included is art of the ancient world, encompassing Nubia, Egypt, the Near East, Cyprus, Anatolia, Greece, and Italy;  and art of Asia,  including Japanese, Chinese, and Indian painting and sculpture, Japanese prints and metalwork, and Chinese, Korean, and Vietnamese ceramics. The MFA’s Art of the Americas collection is represented in Artstor by objects including silver made by Paul Revere, New England furniture, and a selection of paintings.

For more detailed information about this collection of images, visit the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, Collection page in Artstor.