Art - A History of Painting, Sculpture, Architecture - vol.1 by Frederick Hartt

By Frederick Hartt

Beneficiant, real, exacting, insightful, stimulating — these kinds of phrases describe Frederick Hartts vintage advent to paintings historical past. Now during this variation, this publication flickers with an infectious strength generated over the authors life of educating, scholarship, and private enjoy the worlds paintings. artwork exhibits us the way to see within the broadest, such a lot enduring experience of the notice.

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The vehicle could not have been fat, which would not penetrate the chronically damp, porous walls; a water vehicle could amalgamate with the moisture and carry the color into the structure of the limestone. No brushes have been found, so in all probability the broad black outlines were applied by means of mats of moss or hair or even by chunks or sticks jofr^^color. The surfaces appear to have been covered by paint blown from a tube; color-stained tubes of bone have been found in the caves. The paintings have always been described as "lifelike," and so they are, but they are also in some respects standardized.

Leopards, counts and drawings by early European visitors record audience halls two hundred whose height was governed only by that of the multiple tree-trunks used for supports. Rarely, mud bricks are cemented together to rise to the height of two or even three stories. In some areas round clay buildings, nicknamed "bomb houses," are constructed like pots but with a hole at the top for light and ventilation and are fired on the spot. Other unfired brick houses crowd up cliffs in the Dogon area of the bend in the Niger River like North American pueblos.

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