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Art & Art History

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Chicago Manual of Style (CMS) Citation Resources

Caption Images in CMS

Example: Captioning and Citing Images in Chicago Style

Image of mixed media painting, depicting a canoe over painted collage materials. Sports memoribilia with harmful Native American mascots hang from a clothesline above the painting. Caption below: Figure 1. Jaune Quick-to-See Smith, Trade (Gifts for Trading Land with White People), 1992. Oil and mixed media on canvas, 86 x 170 in. Norfolk, Chrysler Museum of Art.

Footnote/Endnote 

1. Jaune Quick-to-See Smith, Trade (Gifts for Trading Land with White People), 1992. Oil and mixed media on canvas, 86 x 170 in. Norfolk, Chrysler Museum of Art 

Bibliography 

Smith, Jaune Quick-to-See, Trade (Gifts for Trading Land with White People), 1992. Oil and mixed media on canvas, 86 x 170 in. Chrysler Museum of Art. https://chrysler.emuseum.com/objects/29112/trade-gifts-for-trading-land-with-white-people  

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