Skip to Main Content
It looks like you're using Internet Explorer 11 or older. This website works best with modern browsers such as the latest versions of Chrome, Firefox, Safari, and Edge. If you continue with this browser, you may see unexpected results.

Art History: Data

Iconclass

Iconclass is a classification system used to describe the subject (objects, characters, events) of works of art. Numerous institutions use Iconclass to describe and classify their collections. Researchers can use Iconclass codes to find works of art with specific subjects. You can browse the classification or use keywords to find classification codes. The Iconclass codes are accompagnied by pictures to illustrate the use of the codes.

RKD Explore

RKD Explore searches several RKD databases. It will retrieve biographical information, publications and images when you enter the name of an artist.

Open access data

Archiwijzer

Bonas Archiwijzer is a database with information on Dutch architects, urban developers, interior designers. You will find biographical details, lists of works and publications.