Welcome to the Detroit Institute of Arts
Visual Resources Art Image Database.
We invite you to view many of our works of art in our museum’s collections by visiting your choice of Galleries by Geography and Category or directly by your choice of Title or Artist.
All images on these DIA Web pages are “Copyright © The Detroit Institute of Arts.” Reproduction of these images requires licensing through our Rights and Reproduction Department. Licensing is limited to the specific permissions granted in our contract, and any use outside the terms of license will constitute a breach of our contract.All images on these DIA Web pages are “Copyright © The Detroit Institute of Arts.” Reproduction of these images requires licensing through our Rights and Reproduction Department.
Licensing is limited to the specific permissions granted in our contract, and any use outside the terms of license will constitute a breach of our contract.Many works created after the year 1925 may be under copyright by the artist, the artist’s heirs or a foundation holding the rights to those works. Without prior permission from the holder of the underlying copyright, such works may not be used in any form; they may not be copied, downloaded or clipped. Prior to requesting the use of a transparency or digital image of such works, a license must be obtained from the artist or the artist’s representative for the specific use intended. Without such permission from the artist, the DIA will not release images in any form for any use including educational or non-profit applications.
The DIA Visual Resources Department gives you access to a large selection of works in our collections:
Original color transparencies, 4×5″ (10×13 cm) or 8×10″ (20×25 cm)All transparencies are high-quality camera originals, not duplicates. Each transparency can be rented for a four-month period at a rental fee of $100.
High-resolution digital images on CD-RThere will be a $100 charge per image.Upon receipt of your request, you will be invoiced for the rental and license fees. The image will then be shipped upon receipt of payment.
To order a transparency or digital file of an image, please print out and complete the order form for each image and send the form(s) by mail or fax to the above address. We will then prepare a Contract/Invoice for your signature. At that time you will be asked to pay a fee of $100 per transparency for a four-month rental or $100 per digital file reqested. In addition, a reproduction fee will be assessed as specified in the Terms for License.
Low-resolution images may be published in electronic media only. We do not allow print reproduction of these images in any form.