The date or range of dates associated with the creation, design, production, presentation, performance, construction, or alteration of the work or its components. recorded. The Creation Date for a work of art may simply be a single year. In other cases, a work of art or architecture may have more complex dates. It may have been created over a span of time or may have multiple dates associated with phases or activities surrounding its creation.
Date types: Add a type in parentheses after date when neccesary for clarity.
|Format||Use "ca." for circa.
Add "CE" to dates within 500 years of 0 CE
Add "BCE" to all BCE dates.
Single date: 1986
Span of dates: 1951-1953
More than one work: use labels to distinguish individual works.
Entire century: 16th century
Part of century: early 19th century
Time period: Mesozoic period
Circa date: add 5 years before and after the date
Circa multiple dates: use dates provided.
Open date spans: use 9999 for latest.
Undated: provide an estimate or use creator's life span.