The Bridgeman Art Library's site at www.bridgeman.co.uk is bookmarked by Lucy Webster, advisory teacher and writer at the English and Media Centre.
"Never again will you spend hours searching for the right painting or sculpture. Unlike other on-line galleries, this database allows the browser to search for works by subject and theme as well as by painte, period or medium. Type in a single word and you are provided with a list of paintings, sculptures, frescos and so on. For many of these, thumbnails can be downloaded. I had no trouble finding paintings to illustrate some poems about the fall of Icarus. " pound;40 for each recommendation published. Write to Love It, TES Friday, Admiral House, 66-68 East Smithfield, London E1W 1BX. E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org