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Painting Pre-Historic to Baroque 2

Painting Pre-Historic to Baroque 2

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Painting pre-historic to baroque
Painting pre-historic to baroque

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Published by: paupastrana on Mar 17, 2009
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Egyptian PaintingEgyptian Painting
More than 5000 years ago the Egyptians began painting theMore than 5000 years ago the Egyptians began painting thewalls of the pharaohs' tombs with mythologicalwalls of the pharaohs' tombs with mythologicalrepresentations and scenes of everyday activities suchrepresentations and scenes of everyday activities suchas hunting, fishing, farming, or banqueting.as hunting, fishing, farming, or banqueting.
2 stylistic constants prevailed2 stylistic constants prevailed
::TheThe
imagesimages
, being conceptual rather than realistic,, being conceptual rather than realistic,present the most characteristic anatomical features andpresent the most characteristic anatomical features andthus combine frontal and profile views of the same figure;thus combine frontal and profile views of the same figure;
scalescale
 indicates importance—thus, a pharaoh is showntaller than his consort, children, or courtiers
 
EgyptianEgyptianPaintingPainting
To honor their dead in theRoman period, Egyptianspainted
images of thedeceased
on wood andother materials.Greco-Roman StyleGreco-Roman StyleMedieval artistic trendsMedieval artistic trends
 
A nice place with beautifulpaintings on the walls, food,clothing, hairdressing supplies— sounds great, huh?Just two catches — it's in 
ancient Egyptancient Egypt
,, and it's for  
dead peopledead people
 only.
EgyptianEgyptianPaintingPainting
 
DID YOUDID YOUKNOW?KNOW?

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