Answered By: Paul Galfano
Last Updated: Aug 08, 2018     Views: 386

In APA style, the citation will use the following format:

Artist Surname, First Initial. Second Initial. (Year). Title of the artwork [Format].
            Retrieved from URL (address of web site) 
Below are some examples from the APA Style Blog and Purdue University OWL APA page:

Wyeth, A. (1948). Christina’s world [Painting]. Retrieved from

Mariomassone. (2015). European grey wolf, Prague Zoo [Photograph]. Retrieved from




In MLA style, the citation will use the following format:

Artist's name or username (Last name, First name). "Title of Image." Medium (e.g. Photograph). Name of Website. Publisher of website, publication date. URL, Date accessed. 

This FAQ has a more detailed explanation and many examples on citing images in MLA: 

For more information on creating citations, visit the Writing and Citing LibGuide from the Center for Academic Success, accessible via the library on Canvas.

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