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Yellow Milkmaid Syndrome — Kind of Van Gogh's blue. Yellow Milkmaid Syndrome. The Yellow Milkmaid Syndrome - paintings with identity problems. If a painting has any relevance, you can probably find a digital copy of it on the internet.

The Yellow Milkmaid Syndrome - paintings with identity problems

In fact, you can probably find multiple copies of it in different sizes, resolutions and colour schemes. A simple Google Image search will show just how many different versions there are on the web of a particular art work. And here comes the problem - it is impossible to know which of the digital versions best represents the original. To demonstrate just how difficult it it, museum expert and open culture advocate Sarah Stierch has started the Yellow Milkmaid Syndrome blog where she collects and showcases the wide variety of versions of an artwork that can be found online.

The results are quite shocking. Six different version of Self-portrait by Vincent van Gogh (1889). So why are there so many different versions of one art work online? The inspiration to start the Yellow Milkmaid Syndrome came from Europeanas’ 2011 Whitepaper: the “Problem of the Yellow Milkmaid”. MLA Quick Citation Guide. Articles from the Library’s Online Databases (articles from print publications accessible electronically through the library’s subscription databases) Important Elements publication information (see Periodicals, above)name of database in italics (if known)Medium of publication (Web)date you accessed the article Note: Citations with more than one line of text should be double-spaced and have a hanging indent of 1/2 inch or 5 spaces.

MLA Quick Citation Guide

Articles in Online Journals, Magazines and Newspapers (articles from online publications accessible free on the Web, not from the library’s databases) Author (last name, first name)Title of article (in quotation marks)Title of publication (in italics)Volume and issue number (for scholarly journals, if given)Date of publication of articlePage numbers (if no page numbers are given, use n. pag. for no pagination)Medium of publication (Web)Date you accessed the article Web Sites Entry in an Online Reference Work Important Elements: MLA Citation Examples - UMUC Library. WORKS CITED LIST EXAMPLESBased on MLA Handbook, 7th Edition, 2009 Need More Help?

MLA Citation Examples - UMUC Library

For a more detailed explanation of how to use MLA style, see the MLA Handbook for Writers of Research Papers. This is the Modern Language Association's official citation guide. The manual is unfortunately not available online, but reference copies are available in all 16 University of Maryland libraries.You can also contact a librarian 24/7 for help finding a copy in a library near you or to ask a citation-related question. Some General Rules In-Text Citations Authors One authorTwo or three authorsFour or more authorsGroup authorNo authors listed Titles Titles of books, periodicals, art works, reports and Web sites are italicized. Dates With the exception of May, June and July, the names of the months must be abbreviated in MLA works cited lists as follows:January = Jan.February = Feb.March = Mar.April = Apr.August = Aug.September = Sept.October= Oct.November = Nov.December = Dec.Undated Sources: Use "n.d.

" Top. Work of Art or Artifact - Quick Reference Guide: MLA Citation Style - LibGuides at Kent State University at Trumbull. Here are the MLA's guidelines for citing a work of art, including a painting, a sculpture, a lithograph, a photograph, or other similar work.

Work of Art or Artifact - Quick Reference Guide: MLA Citation Style - LibGuides at Kent State University at Trumbull

These are the guidelines to follow when you are referencing a piece of art that you viewed "in person. " See the box below for instructions on how to cite a reproduction of a work of art in a book or from the web. 1. Artist's last name, artist's first name. If the artist is unknown (as might be the case with a traditional work of art or with a historical artifact from a museum), simply begin your citation with the title. 2.

Create an MLA Painting / Artwork Citation for your Bibliography. Citing a work of art - Referencing and assignment writing - Subject Guides at University of Tasmania. Any other type of illustrative visual material - for example, a photograph, map – should be labeled (usually abbreviated Fig.), assigned an Arabic numeral and given a caption: “Fig .

Citing a work of art - Referencing and assignment writing - Subject Guides at University of Tasmania

Mary Cassatt, Mother and Child, Wichita Museum, Wichita.” A label and caption ordinarily appear directly below the illustration and have the same margins as the text of the paper. If the caption of an illustration provides complete information about the source and the source is not cited in the text, no entry for the source in the works –cited is necessary.

(Section4.5) Original painting, sculpture, or photograph Bearden, Romare. Art reproduction Eakins, Thomas. *For more visual art examples (non-Web based) refer to pp.200-201 of MLA handbook Image from a database Cassatt, Mary. ARTstor. MLA-Paper-example.pdf.