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The Resource The cave painters : probing the mysteries of the world's first artists, Gregory Curtis

The cave painters : probing the mysteries of the world's first artists, Gregory Curtis

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The cave painters : probing the mysteries of the world's first artists
Title
The cave painters
Title remainder
probing the mysteries of the world's first artists
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Gregory Curtis
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cave painters
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probing the mysteries of the worlds first artists
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Language
eng
Summary
Looks at the cave paintings of Spain and France, examining the origins of these artworks and their creators, Cro-Magnon people who settled there centuries ago, and discusses the theories concerning the meaning of the paintings
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186660
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BTCTA
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1944-
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Curtis, Gregory
Dewey number
759.01/20944
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • plates
Index
index present
LC call number
N5310.5.F7
LC item number
C87 2007
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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True
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  • Cave paintings
  • Cave paintings
Target audience
adult
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probing the mysteries of the world's first artists
Label
The cave painters : probing the mysteries of the world's first artists, Gregory Curtis
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Note
Originally published: Knopf, 2006
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p.247-268) and index
Contents
The naked cave man -- The seductive axe; the well-clothed arrivals -- A skeptic admits his error; the passion of Miss Mary E. Boyle -- Noble Robot, an inquiring dog; the Abbe's sermons on the mount -- The great black cow; how to paint a horse -- A stormy drama among bison; the golden section -- A lively but unreliable creation; quaint, symbolic arrows -- The trident-shaped cave; pairing, not coupling -- Three brothers in a boat; the sorcerer -- A passage underwater; the skull on a rock -- Strange, stylized women; the world below the world
Control code
ocn148996489
Dimensions
21 cm.
Edition
1st Anchor Books ed.
Extent
278 p. , [8] p. of plates
Isbn
9781400078875
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Lccn
2007280334
Other physical details
ill. (some col.)
System control number
(OCoLC)148996489
Label
The cave painters : probing the mysteries of the world's first artists, Gregory Curtis
Link
Publication
Note
Originally published: Knopf, 2006
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p.247-268) and index
Contents
The naked cave man -- The seductive axe; the well-clothed arrivals -- A skeptic admits his error; the passion of Miss Mary E. Boyle -- Noble Robot, an inquiring dog; the Abbe's sermons on the mount -- The great black cow; how to paint a horse -- A stormy drama among bison; the golden section -- A lively but unreliable creation; quaint, symbolic arrows -- The trident-shaped cave; pairing, not coupling -- Three brothers in a boat; the sorcerer -- A passage underwater; the skull on a rock -- Strange, stylized women; the world below the world
Control code
ocn148996489
Dimensions
21 cm.
Edition
1st Anchor Books ed.
Extent
278 p. , [8] p. of plates
Isbn
9781400078875
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Lccn
2007280334
Other physical details
ill. (some col.)
System control number
(OCoLC)148996489

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