Library of Congress Classification:Class N -- Fine Arts

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Class N: Fine Arts is a classification used by the Library of Congress Classification system. This page outlines the sub-classes of Class N.[1]

Subclass N - Visual Arts[edit]

  • N1-58 General
  • N61-72 Theory. Philosophy. Aesthetics of the visual arts
  • N81-390 Study and teaching. Research
  • N400-3990 Art museums, galleries, etc.
  • N4390-5098 Exhibitions
  • N5198-5299 Private collections and collectors
  • N5300-7418 History
  • N7420-7525.8 General works
  • N7560-8266 Special subjects of art
  • N8350-8356 Art as a profession. Artists
  • N8510-8553 Art studios, materials, etc.
  • N8554-8585 Examination and conservation of works of art
  • N8600-8675 Economics of art
  • N8700-9165 Art and the state. Public art

Subclass NA - Architecture[edit]

  • NA1-60 General
  • NA100-130 Architecture and the state
  • NA190-1555.5 History
  • NA1995 Architecture as a profession
  • NA2000-2320 Study and teaching. Research
  • NA2335-2360 Competitions
  • NA2400-2460 Museums. Exhibitions
  • NA2500-2599 General works
  • NA 2599.5-2599.9 Architectural criticism
  • NA2695-2793 Architectural drawing and design
  • NA2835-4050 Details and decoration
  • NA4100-8480 Special classes of buildings
    • NA4100-4145 Classed by material
    • NA4150-4160 Classed by form
    • NA4170-8480 Classed by use
      • NA4170-(7020) Public buildings
        • NA4590-5621 Religious architecture
    • NA7100-7884 Domestic architecture. Houses. Dwellings
    • NA7910-8125 Clubhouses, guild houses, etc.
    • NA8200-8260 Farm architecture
    • NA8300-8480 Outbuildings, gates, fences, etc.
  • NA9000-9428 Aesthetics of cities. City planning and beautifying

Subclass NB - Sculpture[edit]

  • NB1-50 General
  • NB60-1115 History. Including collective biography
  • NB1120-1133 Study and teaching
  • NB1134-1134.4 Competitions
  • NB1135-1150 General works
  • NB1160-1195 Designs and technique
  • NB1199-1200 Restoration of sculptures
  • NB1203-1270 Special materials
  • NB1272-1291 Mobiles, color, sculpture gardens, etc.
  • NB1293-1895 Special forms
  • NB1293-1310 Portrait sculpture
  • NB1312-1313 Equestrian statues
  • NB1330-1685 Sculptural monuments
  • NB1750-1793 Religious monuments and shrines
  • NB1800-1880 Sepulchral monuments
  • NB1910-1952 Special subjects

Subclass NC - Drawing. Design. Illustration[edit]

  • NC1-45 General. Including collective biography
  • NC50-266 History of drawing
  • NC390-670 Study and teaching
  • NC673-677 Competitions
  • NC703-725 General works
  • NC730-758 Technique
  • NC760-825 Special subjects
  • NC845-915 Graphic art materials
  • NC930 Conservation and restoration of drawings
  • NC950-(996) Illustration
  • NC997-1003 Commercial art. Advertising art
  • NC1280-1284 Printed ephemera. Imagerie populaire
  • NC1300-1766 Pictorial humor, caricature, etc.
  • NC1800-1850 Posters
  • NC1860-1896 Greeting cards, postcards, invitations, book jackets, etc.
  • NC1920-1940 Copying, enlarging, and reduction of drawings

Subclass ND - Painting[edit]

  • ND25-(48) General
  • ND49-813 History
  • ND1115-1120 Study and teaching
  • ND1130-1156 General works
  • ND1288-1460 Special subjects
    • ND1290-1293 Human figure
    • ND1300-1337 Portraits
    • ND1340-1367 Landscape painting
    • ND1370-1375 Marine painting
    • ND1380-1383 Animals. Birds
    • ND1385-1388 Sports. Hunting, fishing, etc.
    • ND1390-1393 Still life
    • ND1400-1403 Flowers. Fruit. Trees
    • ND1410-1460 Other subjects
  • ND1470-1625 Technique and materials
  • ND1630-1662 Examination and conservation of paintings
  • ND1700-2495 Watercolor painting
  • ND2550-2733 Mural painting
  • ND2889-3416 Illuminating of manuscripts and books

Subclass NE - Print Media[edit]

  • NE1-978 Printmaking and engraving
    • NE1-90 General
    • NE 218-(330) Engraved portraits. Self-portraits
    • NE380 Conservation and restoration of prints
    • NE390-395 Collected works
    • NE400-773 History of printmaking
    • NE830-898 General works
    • NE951-962 Special subjects
    • NE965-965.3 Tradesmen's cards
    • NE970-973 Study and teaching
    • NE975-975.4 Competitions
    • NE977-978 Equipment
  • NE1000-1352 Wood engraving
    • NE1000-1027 General
    • NE1030-1196.3 History
    • NE1220-1233 General works
    • NE1310-1326.5 Japanese prints
    • NE1330-1336 Linoleum block prints
    • NE1340 Fish prints
    • NE1344-1345 Potato prints
    • NE1350-1352 Other materials used in relief printing
  • NE1400-1879 Metal engraving
    • NE1400-1422 General
    • NE1620-1630 General works
    • NE1634-1749 History
    • NE1750-1775 Copper engraving
    • NE1850-1879 Color prints
  • NE1940-2232.5 Etching and aquatint
    • NE1940-1975 General
    • NE1980-2055.5 History
    • NE2120-2140 General works
    • NE2141-2149 Special subjects
    • NE2220-2225 Dry point
  • NE2236-2240.6 Serigraphy
  • NE2242-2246 Monotype (Printmaking)
  • NE2250-2570 Lithography
  • NE2685-2685.8 Lumiprints
  • NE2690 Engraving on glass
  • NE2800-2880 Printing of engravings
  • NE3000-3002 Copying art. Copying machine art

Subclass NK - Decorative arts[edit]

  • NK1-570 General
  • NK600-806 History
  • NK1135-1149.5 Arts and crafts movement
  • NK1160-1590 Decoration and ornament. Design
    • NK1160-1174 General
    • NK 1175-(1498) History
    • NK1505-1535 General works
    • NK1548-1590 Special subjects for design
  • NK1648-1678 Religious art
  • NK1700-2195 Interior decoration. House decoration
    • NK1700-2138 General. History, etc. Including special rooms
    • NK2140-2180 Decorative painting
    • NK2190-2192 Church decoration
  • NK2200-2750 Furniture
  • NK2775-2898 Rugs and carpets
  • NK2975-3049 Tapestries
  • NK3175-3296.3 Upholstery. Drapery
  • NK3375-3496.3 Wallpapers
  • NK 3600-(9990) Other arts and art industries
    • NK3700-4695 Ceramics
    • NK4700-4890 Costume
    • NK5100-5440 Glass
    • NK5500-6060 Glyptic arts
    • NK6400-8459 Metalwork
    • NK8800-9505.5 Textiles
    • NK9600-9955 Woodwork

Subclass NX - Arts in General[edit]

  • NX1-820 Arts in general
    • NX1-260 General
    • NX280-410 Study and teaching. Research
    • NX411-415 Competitions
    • NX420-430 Exhibitions
    • NX440-632 History of the arts
    • NX650-694 Special subjects, characters, persons, religious arts, etc.
    • NX700-750 Patronage of the arts
    • NX760-770 Administration of the arts
    • NX775-777 Voluntarism in the arts
    • NX798-820 Arts centers and facilities

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Library of Congress Classification Outline: Class N - Fine Arts" (PDF). Library of Congress. 2017-08-30. Retrieved 2017-08-30.