Egyptian Drawings

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E. P. Dutton, Jan 1, 1978 - Decoration and ornament - 208 pages
This book reveals the significant and varied contributions that drawing made to the world of Egyptian art. In the first section of the book, william Peck describes the historical development of Egyptian drawing and the tools, theories, and techniques used by the artists themselves. The second section consists of a superb collection of illustrations, many in color, arranged according to the varied subject matter found in Egyptian drawing: man, woman, the Royal Image, God and sky, music and dance, fable and humor, hunting and combat, animal life, architecture.

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Contents

FOREWORD by Cyril Aldred 7 CotitentS
12
THE MATERIALS AND USES OF EGYPTIAN
30
The uses of drawing Drawing and painting
43
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Ross went to MIT where he obtained a bachelor's and master's in chemical engineering. He worked as an engineer for a number of years before changing professions and becoming a high school science teacher in Princeton, N.J., where he taught physics and chemistry for twenty six years at Princeton Day School.

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