Guide: How to cite a Artwork in Chicago style

Guide: How to cite a Artwork in Chicago style

Cite A Artwork in Chicago style

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Use the following template to cite a artwork using the Chicago citation style. 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.


Pink text = information that you will need to find from the source.
Black text = text required by the Chicago style.

Reference list

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


Author Surname, Author Forename. Year Published. Title. Format. City: Gallery.


Games, Abram. 1942. Art.IWM PST 2978. Our Jungle Fighters Want Socks- Please Knit Now. Poster. Imperial War Museum.

In-text citation

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


(Author Surname Year Published)


possible thoughts and associations in the minds of those knitting. the notion that knitting can help your country. (Games 1942)

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