Chicago Style Guide 17th Edition: Paintings, Photographs, Sculptures
Paintings, Photographs, Sculptures
Reference: Creator/Artist(s) Last name, First name. Title. Date of creation/completion. Medium, Dimensions (dimensions conversion). Location of work. URL/Database name.
Gloag, Isobel. The Woman with the Puppets. 1915. Oil on canvas, 64.5 x 82.5 cm (25.39 x 32.48 in). Huge Lane Gallery, Dublin, Ireland. http://emuseum.pointblank.ie/online_catalogue/work-detail.php?objectid=619.
In-Text Citation: Use a superscript number (like this: ¹) in the text at the place where you are indicating that you are citing from a source.
In-Text Citation example: In “The Woman with the Puppets,” Gloag uses cool greys and blacks to portray a gently smiling woman, reclining on a draped sofa. ¹
Footnote: #. First name Creator/Artist(s) Last name, Title, Date of creation/completion, medium, dimensions (dimensions conversion), Location of work, URL/Database name.
Example: 1. Isobel Gloag, The Woman with the Puppets, 1915, oil on canvas, 64.5 x 82.5 cm (25.39 x 32.48 in), Huge Lane Gallery, Dublin, Ireland, http://emuseum.pointblank.ie/online_catalogue/work-detail.php?objectid=619.
Note: In the 17th Edition of the CMOS it sets out that paintings, sculptures and photographs can normally be simply cited in the text, so long as full source details are given. A Footnote and or Bibliography entry is not a requirement. Discuss with your module coordinator to establish their expectations for how you should treat this type of source.
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