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Images & Copyright: Citing An Image

Use this guide to find images and information about intellectual property rights.

Image Citation Basics

In your Works Cited, you'll want to include as much of the information below as you can:

  • Artist’s name or username, surname first
  • Title of the work, in quotations
  • Museum and city (if known)
  • Date of creation
  • Website or database, in italics
  • Medium of publication


Ernst, Max.  "L'Ange du Foyer."  1937.  Private Collection.  Google

     Image Search.  JPEG.




Royalty Free Images

Images from royalty free clip art, such as the clip art available in Microsoft Word or Power Point, do not need to be cited.