If you are writing about a work of art from a museum, start with these resources. Preliminary research using reference sources is helpful for:
Search tips for the Metropolitan Museum of Art website:
Photograph the signage for future reference, and take note of the museum collection or exhibition and the date of your visit. See how to cite museum labels. Or look in the N 5300 section at the University Center Library. View bibliographies section to find recommended books and articles.
Wikipedia is not an authoritative source and is not suitable for scholarly resource. However, references such as newspapers, online magazines, and books found in Wikipedia articles can be valuable sources.