Egyptian Revival

Egyptian Revival

Egyptian architecture: above, façade of Temple of Horus; right, column, Temple of Hathor
A mode of Exotic Revival architecture suggestive of the architecture of ancient Egypt; used primarily from about 1800 to 1850 and then again, though rarely, from about 1920 to 1930. Buildings in this style usually
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21) In Salem Fields, most mausoleums are either Classical or Egyptian Revival in style (Figure 8).
Marc Heiremans, meanwhile, mounts a retrospective of works by the Belgian sculptor and ceramicist Lieve De Pelsmaeker, while Jacques Neve brings a variety of antique clocks, including a Napoleon III Egyptian revival mantelpiece garniture, comprising a mantel clock surmounted by Cleopatra and her servant and a pair of eight-light candelabra (Fig.
Characteristically American: Memorial Architecture, National Identity, and the Egyptian Revival
As the twentieth century saw the rise of additional commemorative obelisks, the Egyptian Revival became ensconced in American national identity.
Renovations in 1922 and 1929 converted the design to reveal an Egyptian Revival style, with the entrance featuring yellow reed molding and intricate pharaoh heads.
It's a bit breathtaking to walk through the hilly Eugene Masonic Cemetery, where so many of Eugene's early luminaries are buried, and suddenly come upon its crown jewel, an Egyptian Revival mausoleum called Hope Abbey, nestled at its western edge.
The tower was the first Egyptian revival building in Britain.
A unique coved cornice, original concrete freight canopies and exposed beams were preserved--along with the structure's Egyptian revival style.
adding a picture-gallery decorated in a Neo-Classical style, a sculpture-gallery, another picture-gallery in the Greek style, a Hindoo Room, an Egyptian Revival Room (with furniture in an extraordinarily powerful Graeco-Egyptian style designed by himself), a Flaxman Room lo show off works by John Flaxman (1755-1826), and various other rooms for the display of Greek vases.
Despite a cultural fascination for the Cleopatra, obelisks, and hieroglyphs in the Rome of Julius II and Leo X, the notion of a self-conscious Egyptian revival in Renaissance Rome, distinct from the larger revival of the ancient city, remains somewhat elusive.
Topics include a tribute of Nathaniel Reich and descriptions of Napoleon's campaign in Egypt and the resulting fad and fashion in art, an analysis of Cleopatra as more than a "femme fatale," late nineteenth and early twentieth century understandings of Egypt according to Matiegkova, the 40 years of Egyptian Revival in architecture, the reception of ancient Egypt on the production of Renaissance Czech lands, the influence of Egypt on the architecture of Plecnik, Austrian attempts to do Egyptian art better than the Egyptians, Kohl and the Egyptian inspiration of art in Bohemia, a contemporary and exotic peer of Mozart, and motifs on Egyptian-style medals.
Bonhams, 'The Egyptian Revival Sale,' on January 23.

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