OPAC Photographic collection

The online catalogue of the photographic collection currently runs to approximately 346,000 photographs of 241,000 objects ranging from architecture to paintings, drawings, sculpture, applied arts and more. It includes every photograph acquired since 1995, sections of the older holdings and datasets for 184,000 digital images: scanned negatives of our archive (including bequests), digital photographic campaigns since 2003 and digital images from other institutions and outside photographers. The latter are copyrighted and can only be accessed on the Bibliotheca Hertziana Intranet rather than the Internet.

Artists: A B C D E F G H IJ K L M N O P Q R S T U V W XY Z

Cities: A B C D E F G H IJ K L M N O P Q R S T U V W XY Z

Terms Of Use

For copyright reasons this database can only list digital images for which the Bibliotheca Hertziana, Max Planck Institute for Art History in Rome owns the copyright. The images and texts of the database are protected by German copyright law and subject to certain restrictions. By using the image database, you agree to abide by the following Terms of Use: Reproductions of any kind (analogue or digital copies, print-outs etc.) may be made for private use and for public lectures and educational programmes at schools, universities and other educational establishments only. The production and distribution of reproductions, including in academic publications, is allowed with express written permission from the Bibliotheca Hertziana only. Under Italian law it may be necessary to obtain the permission of the owner or custodian of a work of art or a building before reproducing an image of it. Users are responsible for obtaining all necessary permissions.

DISKUS-Verbundkatalog (DISKUS Union Catalogue)

Bildindex der Kunst und Architektur. Deutsches Dokumentationszentrum für Kunstgeschichte – Bildarchiv Foto Marburg. Relaunch 2016. Holdings of approximately 2 million images on art and architecture in thirteen European countries. 

Kunsthistorisches Institut in Florence, Max-Planck-Institut:
Digital photographic collection of the German Institute of Art History in Florence.