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THE PEASANT ART OF LITHUANIA.

Lithuania, Folk, costumes, 19th century, Albert Kretschmer

Lithuania (Source: Albert Kretschmer)

THE PEASANT ART OF LITHUANIA.

THE manifold influences to which Lithuania has been subjected in the course of centuries sufficiently account for the characteristic diversity of the basic elements in its peasant art as a whole. This “Volkskunst” (Folkart) forms a conglomeration of various ethnographic elements which frequently present sharp contrasts. Continue reading

Ancient Egypt woman offering flowers & fruit.

Ancient Egypt woman costumes. Egyptian decoration and paintings

Woman offering flowers & fruit.

Offering flowers & fruit (Necropolis of Thebes – XIXe.dynastie)

From the book: Histoire de l’art égyptien: d’après les monuments; depuis les temps les plus reculés jusqu’à la domination romaine by Prisse D’Avennes and Achille Constant Théodore Émile, 1878.

Read more: Ancient Egyptian costume history.

The White Peacock. Art nouveau peacock paintings.

The Two Poets of Canton. Chinese poets costumes. The China Peacock. George Sheringham. Mrs. William Caines

The Two Poets of Canton. Overmantel panel by George Sheringham.

Art nouveau peacock painting.

  • The Two Poets of Canton. Overmantel panel by George Sheringham 1884–1937 (British painter and theatre designer).
  • The little Princess and the Peacock. By Jessie Marion King 1875-1949 (Scottish illustrator).
  • The White Peacock 1921. Wood engraving by Hans Frank 1884-1948 (Member of the Vienna Secession).
  • The peacock. From an original engraving in colours by Allen W. Seaby 1867-1953 (Ornithological painter).

Ancient Egyptian culture. Brief overview of the cultural epochs.

Ancient Egypt architecture. The Tempel of Luxor. Egypt gods. Lithography.

The Tempel of Luxor

Ancient Egyptian culture. Costumes, Weapons, Instruments.

Brief overview of the cultural epochs by using selected characteristic elements of style. Architecture, costumes, decoration, furniture, weapons.

  • Pic 1., Egyptian Weapons, Instruments and Household Articles. Daggers, Egyptian House, Scepters, Mirror, Shield, Sandal, Vases, Harp, Fan, Furniture.
  • Pic 2., Egyptian Architectural Decoration
  • Pic 3., Egyptian Costumes, Ancient Times. Warrior, King, Queen, Man and Lady of Rank, King in ceremonial Costume.
    Ancient Egypt sculptures. Colossal figures. Great temple of Abu Simbel. David Robert

    Colossal figures in the front of the great temple of Abu Simbel Egypt, by David Roberts 1838

    Ancient Egypt sculptures. Great temple of Abu Simbel. David Robert

    Front elevation of the great temple of Abu Simbel Egypt, by David Roberts 1838

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