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Template:Art Photo

Object

Artist
Author
Title  wikidata:
Object type
Description
Date
Medium
Dimensions
Accession number
Place of creation
Place of discovery
Object history
Exhibition history
Credit line
Inscriptions
Notes
References
Source
Permission
(Reusing this file)
Other versions

Photograph

Photographer
Source
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This documentation is transcluded from Template:Art Photo/doc.

A single template for metadata about photographs of artworks, mostly 3D artworks, like sculptures, figures, archeological artifacts, etc. It combines {{Artwork}} template, used for information about the artwork, and the {{Photograph}} template used for information about the photograph.

Usage

{{Art Photo
 |artist             =
 |title              =
 |description        =
 |date               =
 |medium             =
 |dimensions         =
 |institution        =
 |location           =
 |references         =
 |object history     =
 |exhibition history =
 |credit line        =
 |inscriptions       =
 |notes              =
 |accession number   =
 |artwork license    =
 |place of creation  =
 |photo description  =
 |photo date         =
 |photographer       =
 |source             =
 |photo license      =
 |other_versions     =
}}

Use instead of {{Information}} or {{Artwork}}

Template parameters

Those tags are based on {{Institution}} and occupy Institution: namespace.

  • For lost pieces: "Stolen from (gallery) in (date)", "Lost by fire from (gallery) in (date)", or similar.
  • For private collection use {{Private collection}}
Parameter Description Default Status
artist Artist Artist who created the original artwork. Use {{Creator:Name Surname}} with {{Creator}} template whenever possible. blank field presented as: "Author". optional
title Title Title of the artwork. Skip and use description field if artwork has no title. Use Language templates when translating and boldface the original-language title, for example:
  • {{en|''The Title of the Picture''.}}

Many frequently used titles have Multilingual tags are available, like {{Self-portrait}}.

  • {{en|Untitled, known as ''A Common Title'' or ''Another Known Title''.}}
empty optional
description Description Description of the content of the artwork (using multilingual templates like {{en}}). Often unnecessary in case of paintings when title is used. {{Depicted person}} template could be used to list depicted people. empty optional
date Date Date of creation of the original artwork by one of the following ways:
  • for simple dates use ISO 8601 format, e.g. "1234" or "2006-01-15" for "15 January 2006". The following formats are recognized:
  • YYYY
  • YYYY-MM
  • YYYY-MM-DD
empty optional
medium Medium (Alternative name: technique)
Medium (technique and materials) used to create artwork. Use, when possible:
empty optional
dimensions Dimensions Dimensions of the artwork: 1D (length), 2D (width × height) or 3D (width × height × depth). Please use {{Size}} formatting template, such as:
  • {{Size|unit=cm|width=76.7|height=83.5}} <— gives Height: 83.5 cm (32.9 in). Width: 76.7 cm (30.2 in).
  • or {{Size|in|30.2|32.87}} <— gives 30.2 × 32.87 in (76.7 × 83.5 cm), if sizes are given in inches
  • Avoid using Language templates
empty optional
institution
gallery
Institution Gallery, museum or collection owning the piece. Use:
(Inventory)Louvre Museum Link back to Institution infobox template wikidata:Q19675
Louvre 2007 02 24 c.jpg
Native name Musée du Louvre
Location Paris
Coordinates 48° 51′ 37″ N, 2° 20′ 15″ E Link to OpenStreetMap  Link to Google Maps
Established
Website www.louvre.fr
Authority control
empty optional
location Location Location within the museum or gallery
or
the street, city and country where the artwork is located, if it is not located inside an institution
empty optional
references References Books and websites with information about the artwork. Please use {{Cite book}} and {{Cite web}} templates. empty optional
object history Object history Provenance (history of artwork ownership). Use {{ProvenanceEvent}}, {{Discovered}} and other similar templates. empty optional
exhibition history Exhibition history exhibition history empty optional
credit line Describes how the artwork came into the museum's collection, or how it came to be on view at the museum, for instance: Gift of the Friends of the Louvre Society, 1961—an important information for museological research. This line may also be part of the museum's obligations to the donor. Not to be confused with credit line attributing the photographer required by CC licenses empty optional
inscriptions Description of: inscriptions, watermarks, captions, coats of arm, etc. Use {{inscription}} empty optional
notes Additional information about the artwork and its history. empty optional
accession number Museum's accession number or some other inventory or identification number. Provide also link to museum database if available. empty optional
object type Intended for archeological artifacts, allows internationalization and links for more uncommon objects like skyphoi or situlas (automatically internationalized through template:I18n/objects) empty optional
artwork license License of the artwork. In case of old artworks {{PD-old-100}} or {{PD-old-auto}} should be used. In case of newer artworks one might have to include {{PermissionOTRS}} template. empty optional
place of creation
place of creation
Place of creation
place_of_creation
Place_of_creation
Place of creation Place of creation empty optional
artwork Name of an "Artwork:" page (one of these) to be transcluded instead of using the above fields. empty optional
photo description
Photo description
Description of the photo empty optional
photo date
Photo date
Date photo was taken empty optional
photographer
Photographer
Photographer Name of the photographer empty optional
source Source source of the photographs. Use {{tl|own}} if image was uploaded by the photographer. Otherwise provide information on where the photograph came from. empty optional
photo license
Photo license
permission
Photo license license of the photograph. Can also include {{PermissionOTRS}} template. empty optional
other_versions Links to files with very similar content or derivative files; use thumbnails or <gallery></gallery>. empty optional
other_fields
Other fields
other fields
Other_fields
other_fields
Additional table fields added to {{Photograph}} section. Easiest way to use it is through {{Information field|name=Field Name|value=Field Value}}. There are also other_fields_1, other_fields_2, and other_fields_3 for placing fields in other locations. empty optional

Additional information

The template is intended to be used in the following namespaces: the File namespace

The template is intended to be used by the following user groups: all users

Placement: At the top of the page

Relies on:
{{Artwork}} and {{Photograph}}

See also

Localization

This template is localized by utilizing MediaWiki namespace messages. These can be translated at translatewiki.net (current translations).

A single template for metadata about photographs of artworks, mostly 3D artworks, like sculptures, figures, archeological artifacts, etc. It combines {{Artwork}} template, used for information about the artwork, and the {{Photograph}} template used for information about the photograph.

Template parameters

Parameter Description Type Status
Artist Artist

Artist who created the original artwork. Use {{Creator:Name Surname}} with {{Creator}} template whenever possible.

Default
empty
Example
empty
Auto value
empty
Unknown optional
Title Title

Title of the artwork. Skip and use ''description'' field if artwork has no title. Use {{title|1=Name of the artwork in English|lang=en|de=Name des Kunstwerks auf Deutsch}}

Default
empty
Example
{{title|1=Name of the artwork in English|lang=en|de=Name des Kunstwerks auf Deutsch}}
Auto value
empty
Unknown optional
Description Description

Description of the content of the artwork (using [[Category:Language templates]] like {{en}}). Often unnecessary in case of paintings when ''title'' is used. {{Depicted person}} template could be used to list depicted people.

Default
empty
Example
empty
Auto value
empty
Unknown optional
Date Date

Date of creation of the original artwork by one of the following ways: for simple dates use [[en:ISO 8601]] format, e.g. "1234" or "2006-01-15" for "15 January 2006". The following formats are recognized: ** YYYY ** YYYY-MM ** YYYY-MM-DD *for all other dates use {{date}} or {{complex date}}

Default
empty
Example
empty
Auto value
empty
Unknown optional
Medium MediumTechnique

Medium (technique and materials) used to create artwork. Use, when possible: * {{Technique}} template * technique tags from [[Category:Multilingual tags: Techniques]] like {{Oil on canvas}} * {{Reproduction}} template to distinguish between the technique of a reproduction and of the original artwork

Default
empty
Example
{{Technique|oil|on=canvas}}
Auto value
empty
Unknown optional
Dimensions DimensionsSize

Dimensions of the artwork: 1D (length), 2D (width × height) or 3D (width × height × depth). Please use {{m|Size}} formatting template, such as: * {{Size|unit=cm|width=76.7|height=83.5}} ''<— gives {{Size|unit=cm|width=76.7|height=83.5}}'' * or {{Size|in|30.2|32.87}} ''<— gives {{Size|in|30.2|32.87}}'', if sizes are given in inches * Avoid using [[:Category:Language templates|Language templates]]

Default
empty
Example
empty
Auto value
empty
Unknown optional
Institution InstitutionGalleryMuseumCollection

Gallery, museum or collection owning the piece. Use: * [[:Category:Institution templates|collapsible institution templates]] like {{Institution:Louvre}} giving: {{Institution:Louvre}} Those tags are based on {{tl|Institution}} and occupy Institution: namespace. * For lost pieces: "Stolen from ''(gallery)'' in ''(date)''", "Lost by fire from ''(gallery)'' in ''(date)''", or similar. * For private collection use {{m|Private collection}}

Default
empty
Example
empty
Auto value
empty
Unknown optional
Location LocationDepartmentStreetCityCountry

Location within the museum or gallery or the street, city and country where the artwork is located, if it is not located inside an institution

Default
empty
Example
empty
Auto value
empty
Line optional
References References

Books and websites with information about the artwork. Please use {{tl|Cite book}} and {{tl|Cite web}} templates.

Default
empty
Example
empty
Auto value
empty
Unknown optional
Object history Object historyProvenence

Provenance (history of artwork ownership). Use {{ProvenanceEvent}}, {{Discovered}} and other similar templates (from Category:Multilingual tags: Provenance.

Default
empty
Example
empty
Auto value
empty
Unknown optional
Credit line Credit line

Describes how the artwork came into the museum's collection, or how it came to be on view at the museum, for instance: ''Gift of the Friends of the Louvre Society, 1961'' - an important information for museological research. This line may also be part of the museum's obligations to the donor. Not to be confused with [[Template:Credit line]] attributing the photographer required by CC licenses

Default
empty
Example
empty
Auto value
empty
Unknown optional
Inscriptions Inscriptionswatermarkscaptionscoats of arm

Description of: inscriptions, watermarks, captions, coats of arm, etc. Use {{tl|inscription}}

Default
empty
Example
empty
Auto value
empty
Unknown optional
Notes Notes

Additional information about the artwork and its history

Default
empty
Example
empty
Auto value
empty
Unknown optional
Accession number Accession number

Museum's accession number or some other inventory or identification number. Provide also link to museum database if available

Default
empty
Example
empty
Auto value
empty
Unknown optional
Object type Object type

Intended for archeological artifacts, allows internationalization and links for more uncommon objects like skyphoi or situlas (automatically internationalized through [[template:I18n/objects]])

Default
empty
Example
empty
Auto value
empty
Unknown optional
Artwork licence Artwork licence

License of the artwork. In case of old artworks {{PD-old-100}} or {{PD-old-auto}} should be used. In case of newer artworks one might have to include {{PermissionOTRS}} template

Default
empty
Example
empty
Auto value
empty
Unknown optional
Photo description Photo description

Description of the photo

Default
empty
Example
empty
Auto value
empty
Unknown optional
Photo date Photo date

Date of the photo

Default
empty
Example
empty
Auto value
empty
Unknown optional
Photographer Photographer

Name of the photographer

Default
empty
Example
empty
Auto value
empty
Unknown optional
Source Source

source of the photographs. Use {{own}} if image was uploaded by the photographer. Otherwise provide information on where the photograph came from.

Default
empty
Example
empty
Auto value
empty
Unknown optional
Photo license Photo licensePermission

license of the photograph. Can also include {{PermissionOTRS}} template.

Default
empty
Example
empty
Auto value
empty
Unknown optional
Other versions Other versions

Links to files with very similar content or derivative files; use thumbnails or .

Default
empty
Example
empty
Auto value
empty
Unknown optional
Other fields Other fields

Additional table fields added to {{Photograph}} section. Easiest way to use it is through {{Information field|2=name=''Field Name''|3=value=''Field Value''}}. There are also other_fields_1, other_fields_2, and other_fields_3 for placing fields in other locations.

Default
empty
Example
empty
Auto value
empty
Unknown optional
Exhibition history Exhibition history

Exhibition history, {{Temporary Exhibition}}

Default
empty
Example
empty
Auto value
empty
Unknown optional
Wikidata Wikidata

ID of the Wikidata item about the artwork (if any)

Default
empty
Example
empty
Auto value
empty
Unknown optional
Place of discovery Place of discovery

Place of discovery or location where given object was found, which might be different than place of origin. This parameter mostly make sense with archeological artifacts.

Default
empty
Example
empty
Auto value
empty
Unknown optional
Place of creation Place of creationPlace of origin

Place of creation

Default
empty
Example
empty
Auto value
empty
Unknown optional
Artwork license Artwork licensePermission

License information. Common license tag(s), include: {{PD-art|PD-old-100}} <— file found on the web; artist died 100+ years ago Artwork: {{PD-old-100}} Photo: {{PD-self}} <— file self-made; artist died 100+ years ago

Default
empty
Example
empty
Auto value
empty
Unknown optional