Arts / Art- History / Coptic Art by Pierre Du Bourguet . Pierre Du Bourguet . Methuen 1971: first of this translated edition: hardcover in dust jacket: 234 pages including index: black and white illustrations and maps: colour illustrations.Synopsis:Translated by Caryll Hay- Shaw, and illustrated with more than 50 colour plates, 80 drawings, and an appendix of black and white photographs, this detailed history by Pierre du Bourguet traces the development of Coptic art from its origins in Pharaonic Art to  its eventual decline under the Muslims,   and surveys its relationship with Early Christian Art.  Contents:1) History and discovery: The Copts.  Coptic art.  Interpretations.  Diversity of themes and styles.  The Copts in history.  Roman Egypt.  Christian and Byzantine Egypt.  Muslim Egypt.  Coptic Christianity. 2) An imaginary exhibition:- Architecture.  Architectural sculpture.  Sculpture.  Painting.  Ivory  work. Bawit.tapestries.3) On the threshold: Pre- Coptic art: - Doom  of Pharaonic Art .  The role of Hellenistic art.  Architecture.  Ornaments.  Themes.  Techniques.  The arts of colour.4) The awakening Proto -Coptic Art ( end of third century -- first half of fourth century) 5) The establishment: Coptic Art (second half of fifth century -- end of the seventh century)  6) The Art of the Copts ( eighth -- 12th centuries) .  Notes.  Appendix of plates.  Condition: edges of dustjacket slightly rubbed,  and with small repair: dust jacket, hardcover, and contents very clean and good. used books
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Arts / Art- History / Coptic Art by Pierre Du Bourguet .

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  • Book Title: Coptic Art
  • Author: Pierre Du Bourguet .
  • ISBN: mw00127653
  • Publisher: Methuen
  • Year Published: 1971
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