skip to content
Primitive art Preview this item
ClosePreview this item
Checking...

Primitive art

Author: Erwin O Christensen; Bonanza Books.
Publisher: New York : Bonanza Books, ©1955.
Series: Studio publication.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
Rating:

(not yet rated) 0 with reviews - Be the first.

Subjects
More like this

Find a copy in the library

&AllPage.SpinnerRetrieving; Finding libraries that hold this item...

Details

Genre/Form: Catalogs
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Erwin O Christensen; Bonanza Books.
OCLC Number: 2567532
Notes: "Here in one volume the reader can see for the first time a world-wide collection of early sculpture, painting, and crafts, including ancestral figures ; ceremonial masks ; drawings and paintings on bark, fabric, sand, and rock ; pottery ; textiles, and objects of utility and personal adornment produced by tribes of many cultures"--D.-j.
Color illustrations include : 1, Double-headed (Janus) mask, covered with skin, Ekoi style (Nigeria) -- 2, Dance staff, Yoruba style (Nigeria) -- 3, Headdress, Yoruba style (Nigeria) -- 4, Bronze head of a king (oba), Benin style (Nigeria) -- 5, Mask, Bayaka style (Western Congo) -- 6, Head-rest, Baluba style (Eastern Congo) -- 7, Mask, Bena Biombo style (Congo) -- 8, Composite mask representing the sun. Northwest Coast -- 9, Ceremonial shirt painted to represent a bear, Northwest Coast -- 11, Black Ogre Kachina, Hopi style -- 10, Owl Kachina, Hopi style -- 12, Butterfly Kachina Maiden, Hopi style -- 13, Maya ceramic jar, painted with a ceremony connected with the deer -- 14, Maya mural painting, from Bonampak, State of Chiapas, Mexico ; trumpeters and marine deities -- 15, Maya clay statuette, painted after firing -- 16, Olmec ( La Venta) statuette, jadeite -- 17, Toltec mask, green serpentine -- 18, Toltec frescoed clay bowl, decorated with a design representing a conventionalized plumed serpent. Style of Teotihuacán -- 19, Pottery jar in shape of a trophy head, Paracas Cavernas, Peru -- 21, Copper figure, painted with cinnabar, Mohica style -- 20, Carved stone mortar in shape of a puma, Chavín de Huántar, Peru -- 23, Pottery head jar, Mohica style, Peru -- 22, Pottery stirrup vessel in form of feline and human faces, Cupisnique style, Peru -- 24, Feathered hat, Tiahuanaco style, Peru -- 25, Mantle border (detail), mythological people. Paracas style, Peru -- 26, Pottery effigy vase, in shape of a hunchback, from Santarem, Brazil -- 27, Melanesian dance mask, tami style, Huon Gulf, New Guinea -- 28, Melanesian dance mask, Sulka tribe, New Britain -- 29, Figure carved from inverted tree-fern trunk. New Hebrides -- 30, Melanesian female figure, Abelam tribe, Sepik River region, New Guinea -- 31, Young bison, cave painting from Altamira, Spain.
"This edition published by Bonanza Books, a division of Crown Publishers, Inc., by arrangement with the Viking Press, Inc."--T.-p. verso.
"Library of Congress Catalog Card No. 55-11109"--T.-p. verso.
Description: 384 pages : illustrations (some color) maps ; 29 cm.
Contents: Africa --
Alaska and the Pacific Northwest Coast --
The United States : Forests, Plains and Deserts --
Mexico and the Andean Region --
The South Seas and Australia --
Europe and Africa : Cave Paintings, Carvings and Rock Engravings --
Acknowledgements --
Selected Bibliography --
Index.
Series Title: Studio publication.
Responsibility: Erwin O. Christensen.

Reviews

User-contributed reviews
Retrieving GoodReads reviews...
Retrieving DOGObooks reviews...

Tags

Be the first.
Confirm this request

You may have already requested this item. Please select Ok if you would like to proceed with this request anyway.

Linked Data


Primary Entity

<http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/2567532> # Primitive art
    a schema:Book, schema:CreativeWork ;
   library:oclcnum "2567532" ;
   library:placeOfPublication <http://dbpedia.org/resource/New_York_City> ; # New York
   library:placeOfPublication <http://id.loc.gov/vocabulary/countries/nyu> ;
   schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/1347485#Topic/art_primitif> ; # Art primitif
   schema:about <http://id.loc.gov/authorities/classification/N5310> ;
   schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/1347485#Topic/folkkonst_afrika> ; # Folkkonst--Afrika
   schema:about <http://id.worldcat.org/fast/816768> ; # Art, Primitive
   schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/1347485#Topic/art_primitive> ; # Art, Primitive
   schema:about <http://dewey.info/class/709.01/e19/> ;
   schema:bookFormat bgn:PrintBook ;
   schema:contributor <http://viaf.org/viaf/124760054> ; # Bonanza Books.
   schema:copyrightYear "1955" ;
   schema:creator <http://viaf.org/viaf/112064696> ; # Erwin Ottomar Christensen
   schema:datePublished "1955" ;
   schema:description "Africa -- Alaska and the Pacific Northwest Coast -- The United States : Forests, Plains and Deserts -- Mexico and the Andean Region -- The South Seas and Australia -- Europe and Africa : Cave Paintings, Carvings and Rock Engravings -- Acknowledgements -- Selected Bibliography -- Index."@en ;
   schema:exampleOfWork <http://worldcat.org/entity/work/id/1347485> ;
   schema:genre "Catalogs"@en ;
   schema:inLanguage "en" ;
   schema:isPartOf <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/1347485#Series/studio_publication> ; # Studio publication.
   schema:name "Primitive art"@en ;
   schema:productID "2567532" ;
   schema:publication <http://www.worldcat.org/title/-/oclc/2567532#PublicationEvent/new_york_bonanza_books_1955> ;
   schema:publisher <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/1347485#Agent/bonanza_books> ; # Bonanza Books
   wdrs:describedby <http://www.worldcat.org/title/-/oclc/2567532> ;
    .


Related Entities

<http://dbpedia.org/resource/New_York_City> # New York
    a schema:Place ;
   schema:name "New York" ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/1347485#Series/studio_publication> # Studio publication.
    a bgn:PublicationSeries ;
   schema:hasPart <http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/2567532> ; # Primitive art
   schema:name "Studio publication." ;
   schema:name "Studio publication" ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/1347485#Topic/folkkonst_afrika> # Folkkonst--Afrika
    a schema:Intangible ;
   schema:name "Folkkonst--Afrika"@en ;
    .

<http://id.worldcat.org/fast/816768> # Art, Primitive
    a schema:Intangible ;
   schema:name "Art, Primitive"@en ;
    .

<http://viaf.org/viaf/112064696> # Erwin Ottomar Christensen
    a schema:Person ;
   schema:birthDate "1890" ;
   schema:deathDate "1976" ;
   schema:familyName "Christensen" ;
   schema:givenName "Erwin Ottomar" ;
   schema:givenName "Erwin O." ;
   schema:name "Erwin Ottomar Christensen" ;
    .

<http://viaf.org/viaf/124760054> # Bonanza Books.
    a schema:Organization ;
   schema:name "Bonanza Books." ;
    .


Content-negotiable representations

Close Window

Please sign in to WorldCat 

Don't have an account? You can easily create a free account.