5. Where is the work/who ows it. The museum or institution that owns the work will have helpful information.
Writing about a work of art requires the use of many sources, most importantly the art! In New York City, you don't have to go far to find a work of art, or information about it. This page provides a few tips on starting research and writing about a specific work in a New York City cultural institution.
Artist name: Pieter Breughel the Elder, Netherlandish, Breda ca. 1525-1569 Brussels
Title: The Harvesters
Medium: Oil on Wood
Where: Metropolitan Museum of Art
The Metropolitan Museum of Art's website contains helpful information about works in its collection. Each work has a dedicated webpage. Always check the museum's website for info about a work of art you are writing about. For The Harvesters (to the left) you can find the following info here.