Use the following template or our MLA Citation Generator to cite a piece of artwork viewed in person. For help with other source types, like books, PDFs, or websites, check out our other guides. To have your reference list or bibliography automatically made for you, try our free citation generator.

Reference list

Place this part in your bibliography or reference list at the end of your assignment.


Artist Surname, Artist Forename. Title. Year Published, Gallery Name, Location.


Games, Abram. Our Jungle Fighters Want Socks- Please Knit Now. 1942, Imperial War Museum, London.

In-text citation

Place this part right after the quote or reference to the source in your assignment.


(Artist Surname)


possible memories and associations in the minds of those choosing to knit...the idea that knitting can help your country (Games).

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