Master Bronzes: Selected from Museums and Collections in America; February, 1937, the Buffalo Fine Arts Academy, Albright Art Gallery, Buffalo, New York

By Albright Art Gallery | Go to book overview

BRONZES OF EGYPT
42. A PEASANT RESTING. Egyptian, XIIth (?) dynasty ( 7000-1788 B.C.) PUBLISHED: EGYPTIAN ART, Burlington Fine Arts Club, London, 1922, p. 100, No. 36, Pl. XIII.

NOTE: Height, 2 inches. Perhaps this represents a scribe's papyrus burnisher in a form usually adopted for seals in the Middle Kingdom. M.M.A. 26.7.1411.

LOANED BY THE METROPOLITAN MUSEUM OF ART, NEW YORK CITY.

43. CENSER (?), in the form of a dwarf. Egyptian, XVIIIth (?) dynasty ( 1580-1320 B.C.)

PROVENANCE: Said to be from Memphis.

PUBLISHED: EGYPTIAN ART, Burlington Fine Arts Club, London, 1922, p. 79, No. 36.

NOTE: Height, 5¼ inches. M.M.A. 26.7.840.

LOANED BY THE METROPOLITAN MUSEUM OF ART, NEW YORK CITY.

44. NUBIAN SLAVE. Egyptian, XVIIIth dynasty.

NOTE: Height, 1¾ inches. Finely patinated. It evidently served as part of the ornamentation and support of some larger object as indicated by the projecting bronze dowel pin originally cast with it.

LOANED BY WALTER ROSELLE, ESQ., NEW YORK CITY.

45. THE GOD AMUN. Egyptian, XVIIIth dynasty ( 1400-1200 B.C.)

PROVENANCE: Found at Minjeh, about fifty miles from Luxor.

PUBLISHED: Speigelberg, W., PANTHEON, pp. 384-388, Pl. 49.

NOTE: Height, 11¾ inches. Traces of gold inlay; spottily covered with green patina. The bronze is cast with "lost wax" and afterwards polished and chiseled. The two falcon feathers have been built of seven rows of vertical plates made of semi-precious stones. Dr. Speigelberg dates this statuette as XXth-XXVth dynasty, 1200 to 700 B.C.

LOANED BY DR. PAUL DREY, NEW YORK CITY.

46. KNEELING FIGURE OF A KING. Egyptian, XXIInd to XXVth dynasties?

COLLECTIONS: Originally acquired by Robert Hay in Egypt, 1828-33; from the Way Collection.

NOTE: Height, 3⅛ inches. Traces of the original gilding. Cleaned at the Museum. Missing: right arm and both feet. Arms separately made and set in at shoulders with slot and dovetail joints. M.F.A. 72.4433.

LOANED BY THE MUSEUM OF FINE ARTS, BOSTON, MASSACHUSETTS.

47. THE DEMI-GOD IMHOTEP, seated. Egyptian, Saite to Ptolemaic periods.

PROVENANCE: Harvard-Boston Excavations at Giza; Tomb G 7632, Chamber I. Register No. 25-2-840.

NOTE: Height, including plinth, 4¾ inches. Cleaned in field. M.F.A. 27.984. The figure bears a partly opened papyrus roll, legible to himself, with inscription incised in heiroglyphics to read "Imhotep the great, son of Ptah, born of Ankh-Khered."

LOANED BY THE MUSEUM OF FINE ARTS, BOSTON, MASSACHUSETTS.

Notes for this page

Add a new note
If you are trying to select text to create highlights or citations, remember that you must now click or tap on the first word, and then click or tap on the last word.
One moment ...
Default project is now your active project.
Project items

Items saved from this book

This book has been saved
Highlights (0)
Some of your highlights are legacy items.

Highlights saved before July 30, 2012 will not be displayed on their respective source pages.

You can easily re-create the highlights by opening the book page or article, selecting the text, and clicking “Highlight.”

Citations (0)
Some of your citations are legacy items.

Any citation created before July 30, 2012 will labeled as a “Cited page.” New citations will be saved as cited passages, pages or articles.

We also added the ability to view new citations from your projects or the book or article where you created them.

Notes (0)
Bookmarks (0)

You have no saved items from this book

Project items include:
  • Saved book/article
  • Highlights
  • Quotes/citations
  • Notes
  • Bookmarks
Notes
Cite this page

Cited page

Style
Citations are available only to our active members.
Buy instant access to cite pages or passages in MLA, APA and Chicago citation styles.

(Einhorn, 1992, p. 25)

(Einhorn 25)

1. Lois J. Einhorn, Abraham Lincoln, the Orator: Penetrating the Lincoln Legend (Westport, CT: Greenwood Press, 1992), 25, http://www.questia.com/read/27419298.

Cited page

Bookmark this page
Master Bronzes: Selected from Museums and Collections in America; February, 1937, the Buffalo Fine Arts Academy, Albright Art Gallery, Buffalo, New York
Table of contents

Table of contents

  • Title Page *
  • Order of Contents *
  • Foreword *
  • Bronze *
  • Selected Bibliography: *
  • Selected Bibliography: *
  • The Three-Dimensional Bronzes of Iran *
  • Bronzes of the Near East *
  • An Introduction to Bronze Statuettes of the Far East *
  • Bronzes of the Far East *
  • Bronzes of the Far East (continued) *
  • Bronzes of Th E Near East Continued *
  • Bronzes of the Far East (continued) *
  • An Introduction to Bronze Statuettes of Egypt *
  • Bronzes of Egypt *
  • An Introduction to Greek, Etruscan and Roman Bronzes *
  • Greek, Etruscan, and Roman Bronzes *
  • An Introduction to Bronze Statuettes of India and Farther India *
  • Bronzes of India and Farther India *
  • Mediaeval Bronzes *
  • Mediaeval Bronzes *
  • An Introduction to Bronze Statuettes of the Renaissance *
  • Bronzes of the Renaissance *
  • Modern Bronzes *
  • Modern Bronzes *
  • Special Categories *
Settings

Settings

Typeface
Text size Smaller Larger Reset View mode
Search within

Search within this book

Look up

Look up a word

  • Dictionary
  • Thesaurus
Please submit a word or phrase above.
Print this page

Print this page

Why can't I print more than one page at a time?

Help
Full screen
/ 0

matching results for page

    Questia reader help

    How to highlight and cite specific passages

    1. Click or tap the first word you want to select.
    2. Click or tap the last word you want to select, and you’ll see everything in between get selected.
    3. You’ll then get a menu of options like creating a highlight or a citation from that passage of text.

    OK, got it!

    Cited passage

    Style
    Citations are available only to our active members.
    Buy instant access to cite pages or passages in MLA, APA and Chicago citation styles.

    "Portraying himself as an honest, ordinary person helped Lincoln identify with his audiences." (Einhorn, 1992, p. 25).

    "Portraying himself as an honest, ordinary person helped Lincoln identify with his audiences." (Einhorn 25)

    "Portraying himself as an honest, ordinary person helped Lincoln identify with his audiences."1

    1. Lois J. Einhorn, Abraham Lincoln, the Orator: Penetrating the Lincoln Legend (Westport, CT: Greenwood Press, 1992), 25, http://www.questia.com/read/27419298.

    Cited passage

    Thanks for trying Questia!

    Please continue trying out our research tools, but please note, full functionality is available only to our active members.

    Your work will be lost once you leave this Web page.

    Buy instant access to save your work.

    Already a member? Log in now.

    Oops!

    An unknown error has occurred. Please click the button below to reload the page. If the problem persists, please try again in a little while.