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July 1, 2021
License Ends: 
June 30, 2022

Part of the ConCan OUP Databases renewal. The Benezit Dictionary of Artists is available online via Oxford Art Online. With nearly 170,000 entries on artists from antiquity to the present day and featuring regular updates, Benezit is one of the most comprehensive and definitive resources on artists in the English language. Entries are clear and concise, and Benezit contains thousands of auction records, museum holdings, and bibliographies. In addition to its outstanding scope and depth, two features in particular make Benezit unique among art reference works: its superb coverage of obscure artists and the inclusion of images of artists’ signatures, monograms, and stamps.

Since 1911, Benezit has been the preeminent authority on artists’ biographies in print. With the addition of the digital Benezit to Oxford Art Online, art researchers now have instant access to this unparalleled resource, as well as the ability to cross-search it with Grove Art Online and other essential Oxford art titles.

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Manitoba - 11SU - Grove Art and Benezit must have the same number of users

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