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2 edition of Bronzes of West Africa. found in the catalog.

Bronzes of West Africa.

Leon Underwood

Bronzes of West Africa.

by Leon Underwood

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Published by Tiranti in London .
Written in English


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SeriesChapters in art
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Open LibraryOL14868050M

  George’s poem tells the story of the Benin bronzes, a series of plaques depicting the Benin court following Europe’s first contact with . Britain's pillaging of the Benin Bronzes begs for a reasonable resolution As debate grows over Europe's 19th-century cultural plunder of Africa, the key is to ensure meaningful accessAuthor: Alexander Herman.

  Latest book reviews, author interviews, and reading trends. Art of the steal: European museums wrestle with returning African art.   Southern Nigeria is rich in copper alloy cast works, such as those of the 9th-century burial goods of Igbo-Ukwu, the busts from 13th-century Ife, and the heads and plaques from the early 16th century from Benin City. Much scholarship has been devoted to these centers and yet there are other, perhaps even more historically important, works which have barely Author: Philip M. Peek.

  "Annie Coombes' pioneering book, based on thorough interdisciplinary research, makes a major contribution toward understanding the imperial consciousness of Victorian and Edwardian Britain, particularly in regards to Africa The book is readable, carefully organized, well-argued, and documented with interesting photographs and illustrations. Get the best deals on African Bronze Statue Art Sculptures when you shop the largest online selection at Free shipping on many items 8" Statue of Man with book and sword - Africa. $ +$ shipping. West art deco bronze Africa young women girl Children boy mother son sculpture. $1,


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Tiranti, (OCoLC) Document Type. Bronzes of West Africa [Leon Underwood] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Book by Underwood, LeonCited by: 7. Bronzes of West Africa by Underwood, Leon and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at This third study, Bronzes of West Africa, gives us the opportunity of examining the assumed connection between West African art and the intellectual abstractions of Europe, and of finding it a heresy.

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-- Item Preview Bronzes -- Africa, West Publisher London: Tiranti Collection Kahle/Austin Foundation Contributor Internet Archive Language English. 40 p.: 19 cm Bibliography: p. 32 Access-restricted-item true Addeddate Pages: Bronzes of West Africa For those interested in the art of sculpture,and more importantly African ancient metal works,as a art form will find this little book of some is a serious study of West African Bronzes from Ife.

Tada. Benin. West African Benin bronze - early 16th Century A.D. - representing a memorial head which was placed on an altar dedicated to a dead Queen. Bronze casting, mainly by the cire perdue process, first developed into an art in West Africa during the period corresponding to the Middle Ages in European history.

Two bronze heads stand on a table-top in a back room at the British Museum. Meticulously incised lines run down smooth, elegant features that exude a. West Africa covers an area of about one-fifth of the continent, or 6, sq km. The northern part of the region is a semi-arid terrain, south of the Sahara Desert.

The southern part is covered by savannahs. The total population of West Africa exceeds million. The most populous country is Nigeria with million inhabitants ().

Tiranti is an art supply retailer, bookstore, and former publisher based in Thatcham, Berkshire, England, Tiranti supplies sculptors' tools and equipment, and supplies materials for carving, mouldmaking, modelling, restoration and casting.

It also sells art books and media. The firm dates back to when it was founded by Giovanni (John) Tiranti. In the twentieth century it was a.

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Rare Bronze African Benin Sculpture Queen Mother With Weapon statue Africa Art. Originality: Original. $ shipping. Exquiste Ife Bronze, Benin / Nigeria. Originality: Original. The Benin bronzes are one of many examples he uses to illustrate the slow collapse of west Africa’s economic fortunes.

Through trans-Saharan trade routes to north Africa and the Mediterranean Author: Padraic Scanlan. The Benin Bronzes is the name given to a group of artifacts produced by the Benin Empire, which occupied the area which is today Nigeria.

The Benin Bronzes consist of several thousand commemorative plaques and sculptures that were made of brass of variable composition (despite being called ‘bronzes’).Author: Dhwty. The agreement came more than a century after the Benin bronzes were taken, nearly a half-century after Nigeria started calling for their return, and more than a decade after the Benin Dialogue Group (BDG) was formed specifically to advocate for their restitution.

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- Incredible lost was cast bronze alloy pieces from the Gold Coast of Africa. See more ideas about Africa, African art and African pins. Benin (/ b ɛ ˈ n iː n / ben-EEN, / b ɪ ˈ n iː n / bin-EEN; French: Bénin), officially the Republic of Benin (French: République du Bénin) and formerly Dahomey, is a country in West is bordered by Togo to the west, Nigeria to the east, Burkina Faso to the north-west, and Niger to the majority of its population lives on the small southern coastline of the Bight Capital: Porto-Novoᵃ.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. African Bronzes - Bronze Sculptures, Figures, and Prestige Items Browse by: All $$ $$ Ancestor Animal Bamum Baule Benin Birds Bronze Depicts Animals Female Figure Head Ife Leopard Male Mask Medium Mossi Pipe Prestige Item .