Botticelli, Sandro. "Portrait of Simonetta Vespucci" (c.1476) Staatliche Museen zu Berlin, Gemäldegalerie, Berlin, Germany [http://www.wikipaintings.org/en/sandro-botticelli/portrait-of-simonetta-vespucci]
van Eyck, Jan. Portrait of Margareta van Eyck. 1439. Musea Brugge-Groeningemuseum [Groeninge Museum] ARTstor. Web 6 Aug. 2015
The best place to find images for your presentation is in the database, ARTstor. Log on to ARTstor, create a personal account and create an image group. Then view information on how to Export to Power Point
You can search ARTstor by the name of an art work, by geography, by classification (for example, architecture), or by collection (for example, Beyond the Taj). Use the Advanced Search to limit by date.
Helpful videos on using ARTstor can be found on UTube
For background information, start with an exhaustive reference work such as Grove Art Online. Both the 'Guided Tour' and 'Tips for Users' (available from the Home page) provide useful information on searching Grove/Oxford Art Online.
Bibliographies located in books or at the end of journal articles can be very helpful. To learn if Pepperdine has access to a particular journal, search for the name of the journal in the library catalog, or use the 'Journals & Periodicals' search feature on the Library's Web site.
Search these online databases to find articles on your topic/artist:
In addition to keyword and subject searches using Renaissance art, try these:
Renaissance art patronage
Art, Renaissance Themes, motives
Art, Renaissance Sources
and individual artist's names