Originally published in 1923, this book provides an exploration of Egyptian art. Drawing on environmental factors of the Egyptian region, architecture, history and Egyptian society, Capart also provides an insight into the psyche of the Egyptian artist.
Table of Contents
1. The country: Its Characteristic Aspects. 2. The Framework of History. 3. Primitive Upper Egypt. 4. The Frist Pharaonic Monuments. 5. Architectural Hieroglyphs and Kindred Subjects. 6. Materials and Elements of Building. 7. Fundamental Forms in Architecture. 8. Fundamental Forms in Architecture. 8. Fundamental Forms in Architecture (Continued). 9. Concerning Columns and the Transposition of the Forms Proper to One Material Into Another. 10. The Conventions of Egyptian Drawing. 11. The Artistic Ideals of the Egyptians. 12. Index