The Art of Benin.


During the 15 years since this book was first published, ther has been a flowering of research in the study of Benin art, with more than 40 or more books and articles,nearly all of the same date.Here is a book that is a study of artistic creativity and gender, and includes an increase in research on the history of both brass and ivory art forms. It deals with the history of art in the Benin Kingdom, that was brought to the western publics attention in 1897. an interesting book for the those who study fine art and sculptuer.



Illustrated card covers in fine condition.Size 10×8 pp 128 inc index, bibliography, with notes on chapters.Fully illustrated throughout with many plates both in b/w and in colour, along with page maps, and full-coloured double page frontispiece. Hinges strong, binding tight, that indicates an unread volume. Textblock clean and bright throughout, no foxing or staining, a v/g almost fine copy.


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