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Antique works of art from Benin

Augustus Henry Pitt-Rivers

Antique works of art from Benin

by Augustus Henry Pitt-Rivers

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  Read carefully Reading , ‘Works of Art from Benin City’, in Book 3 Chapter 2 and look closely at Plate , Plate showing four sixteenth century brass plaques from Benin’, in the illustration book.   The art of Benin is elegant, fiery - and mostly locked in the British Museum. Jonathan Jones begins a new series on the legacy of empire.

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Antique works of art from Benin, collected by Lieutenant- General Pitt Rivers Inan unauthorized party of British merchants and African soldiers disguised as porters approached the powerful city of Benin, located in what is now southern Nigeria, intending to overthrow its king and. Antique works of art from Benin by Augustus Henry Lane-Fox Pitt-Rivers; 6 editions; First published in ; Subjects: Accessible book, Antiquities, Art, Art objects, Beninese Art, Catalogs, Ethnological collections, Nigerian Art, Pitt Rivers Museum, Benin art, Art collections, African Art; Places: Benin, Benin City, Benin City (Nigeria), Nigeria; People: Augustus Henry Lane-Fox Pitt-Rivers.

Antique works of art from Benin. [S.l.: s.n.], (London: Harrison, printers in ordinary to Her Majesty) (OCoLC) Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors: Augustus. Genre/Form: Catalogs: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Pitt-Rivers, Augustus Henry Lane-Fox, Antique works of art from Benin.

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Antique works of art from Benin. New York: Hacker Art Books. MLA Citation. Pitt-Rivers, Augustus Henry Lane-Fox. Antique works of art from Benin Hacker Art Books New York Australian/Harvard Citation.

Pitt-Rivers, Augustus Henry Lane-Fox. Antique works of art from Benin Hacker Art Books New York. Wikipedia Citation. Antique works of art from Benin Item Preview remove-circle Share or Embed This Item. Follow the "All Files: HTTP" link in the "View the book" box to the left to find XML files that contain more metadata about the original images and the derived formats (OCR results, PDF etc.).Pages: The Art of Benin.

Read Reading ‘On the British loss of antique works of art from Benin’ in AA Book 3, Chapter 2 and look closely at Plate ‘Display for Benin bronzes at the Horniman Museum, London, ’ and Plate ‘Display of Benin bronzes at the Horniman Museum, detail, ’ in the Illustration Book. Free kindle book and epub digitized and proofread by Project Gutenberg.

Antique Works of Art from Benin by Augustus Henry Lane-Fox Pitt-Rivers - Free Ebook Project GutenbergCited by: 8. “These Benin works notably stand among the highest heights of European casting,” wrote Felix von Luschan, a curator of the Berlin Ethnographic Museum, in the book Die Altertümer von Benin (“The Antiquities of Benin”).

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Antique works of art from Benin: collected by Lieutenant-General Pitt Rivers by Pitt-Rivers, Augustus Henry Lane-Fox, Publication date Topics Pitt-Rivers, Augustus Henry Lane-Fox,Pitt Rivers Museum, Art, Beninese, Art objects -- Nigeria Benin City Catalogs, Benin City (Nigeria) -- AntiquitiesPages: About this Book Catalog Record Details.

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The Benin Bronzes are a group of more than a thousand metal plaques and sculptures that decorated the royal palace of the Kingdom of Benin in what is now modern-day Nigeria. Collectively, the objects form the best known examples of Benin art, created from the thirteenth century onwards, by the Edo people, which also included other sculptures in brass or bronze, including some famous portrait.

Author of Antique Works of Art from Benin, On the Development and Distribution of Primitive Locks and Keys, and The Evolution of Culture4/5(1). Benin remained an influential independent state and a major political and economic power on the coast, though with periods of both decline and prosperity, until its conquest by the British in The arrival in Europe of the treasures from Benin produced an enormous sensation, causing a re-evaluation of and new appreciation for African art.

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Okukor is the name given to a bronze statue of a cock from West Africa, held by Jesus College, of the Benin bronzes, it was taken from the Kingdom of Benin by the British expedition ofsent to punish the Oba of Benin after several British officials were killed.

It became controversial in as a symbol of looted art and colonialism, with demands that it be sent back to. Prices for the finest plaques and sculptures escalated so sharply during the art boom of the late 's that two works brought record prices for African art at auction: a 17th- or earlyth.Antique Works of Art from Benin was privately published inand it had just been received from the binders at the time of the General's death.

It is a well-illustrated and detailed catalogue of his Benin collection, at that time the second-largest collection of Benin art in the world.

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