BALaT (Belgian Art Links and Tools)
With BALaT you can search
- the online photo library of the Royal Institute for Cultural Heritage (KIK) with more than 750,000 negatives of all aspects of Belgium's artistic heritage: fine arts, artistic crafts, architecture, archaeology and landscapes;
- the library of the KIK: 80,000 books and articles on art history, conservation-restoration, and scientific analysis. All documents (including journal articles) are indexed via a specialised thesaurus;
- the Dictionnaire des peintres belges du XIVe siècle à nos jours depuis les premiers maîtres des anciens Pays-Bas méridionaux et de la principauté de Liège jusqu'aux artistes contemporains with biographies of some 6300 artists;
- a list includes nearly 200,000 artists, craftsmen, researchers, authors of publications, conservators-restorers, photographers, collectors, historical or fictional characters depicted in works of art, museums, churches, learned societies, etc.