Several websites provide searchable databases specializing in the types of artists and the information collected. Artcyclopedia.com’s database of 9,000 artists centers on information available online. The Web Gallery of Art at wga.hu has a large general information database covering 11th through 20th centuries. Artnet.com focuses on the art market.
An artist search on Artcyclopedia.com provides categorized and annotated information. There are links to the museums that house the artist’s works, past auction sales results, online images, articles and books. It also has a browse feature to allow the user to see artist information by movement, medium, subject matter or nationality.