See Art Galleries.
Also see Images.
DESIGN AND ART AUSTRALIA ONLINE
This is a database and e-research tool for art and design researchers.
AUSTRALIAN ART AUCTION RECORDS
This is a subscription based service relating to Australian art auction records. It is accessable through the State Library of Victoria website with a State Library of Victoria Library Card.
AUSTRALIAN ART SALES DIGEST
This is a subscription based service relating to Australian art sales. It is accessable through the State Library of Victoria website with a State Library of Victoria Library Card.
The guide to great art online. This lists 9,000 artists.
WEB GALLERY OF ART
European painting and sculpture of the Gothic, Renaissance, Baroque, Neoclassicism, Romanticism and Realism periods (1100-1850), currently containing over 22,600 reproductions.
TROVE - IMAGES, MAPS AND ARTEFACTS
To find these using keywords: use the pulldown menu to do a specific search for "Images, Maps and Artefacts".
Under the Copyright Act 1869 the colony of Victoria introduced legislation enabling authors and artists to copyright their literary, musical and artistic works. The Registrar of Copyrights (Office of Copyright Registry of Victoria) administered the legislation and maintained registers of copyright.
In 1907 the Commonwealth of Australia took control of enforcing copyright laws.
NATIONAL ARCHIVES OF AUSTRALIA - COPYRIGHT RECORDS
The following is Fact Sheet 105 from the National Archives of Australia.
NATIONAL ARCHIVES OF AUSTRALIA - A NATION'S IMAGINATION: COPYRIGHT RECORDS 1854-1968 BY MERILYN MINELL, 2003.
This guide focuses on fine arts, literary, dramatic and music copyright under colonial and Commonwealth administrations.
TROVE - TABLE TALK 1885-1939
Table Talk was a magazine that was published in Melbourne from 1885 to 1939. The magazine specialised in theatre, painting, music and all the arts and had a regular Art and Artists column.
STATE LIBRARY OF VICTORIA - FINDING YOUR ANCESTORS' OCCUPATIONS: ARTISTS
This lists resources held by the state library relating to artists. These include the Australian Art and Artists and Gallery file collection as well as databases that are accessable through the State Library of Victoria website with a State Library of Victoria Library Card.