Wikipaintings Dataset

The wikipaintings collection is a subset of paintings manually labelled according to the art epoch of the respective art epoch. All paintings and labels have been crawled from

WikiArt presents both public domain and copyright protected artworks. The latter are showcased in accordance with fair use principle:

as historically significant artworks
as used for informational and educational purposes
as readily available on the internet
as low resolution copies unsuitable for commercial use

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The wikipaintings collection has been used in our ICIP 2016 paper:

author = {Hentschel, Christian and Wiradarma, Timur Pratama and Sack, Harald},
booktitle = {2016 IEEE International Conference on Image Processing (ICIP)},
doi = {10.1109/ICIP.2016.7533049},
isbn = {978-1-4673-9961-6},
issn = {15224880},
month = {sep},
pages = {3693--3697},
publisher = {IEEE},
title = {{Fine tuning CNNS with scarce training data — Adapting imagenet to art epoch classification}},
url = {},
year = {2016}

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