Marquand Art Library
Marquand Library of Art and Archaeology
For summer, holidays or recess hours, please consult the full schedule.
Marquand Library’s physical collections are currently available only by advanced request via the library catalog for consultation in two temporary reading rooms in Firestone Library, C Floor.
For the next three to five years, McCormick Hall will be undergoing renovation for construction of the new Princeton University Art Museum.
Click here for a Video Tour of our new spaces in Firestone Library.
Marquand is one of the oldest and most extensive art libraries in America. The collection of over 500,000 volumes covers world art and architecture from antiquity to the present and includes distinguished rare book holdings. Marquand serves the Princeton University community and scholars from around the world, attracting over 150,000 visitors a year.
Rare Book Highlights
Giorgio Vasari (1511-1574), Le vite de’piu eccellenti pittori, scultori, et architettori scritte, & di nuovo ampliate da M. Giorgio Vasari pittore et architetto Aretino. Florence: Appresso i... Read More
SCENIC VIEWS IN AND AROUND SHANGHAI Wu, Youru 吳友如 . Shenjiang sheng jing tu 申江勝景圖 , 二卷 . Shanghai: Dianshizhai chubanshe, 光緒十年 (1884). Opened in 1879 by former English shipping agent Ernest... Read More
Illustration by B. Baron after Alexander Gordon, in Alexander Gordon, An Essay Towards Explaining the Hieroglyphical Figures, on the Coffin of the Ancient Mummy Belonging to Capt. William... Read More