Unformatted text preview: figure the less important it is and sometime children are just depicted and small people; so they may even be children. They are not of the lowest class because of their jewelry and makeup but they don’t strike me as having much importance. The artist used very natural tones such as brown, orange, and yellow which gives it an earthy feel. The blue colors contrast the earth tones and remind me of water. The colors and style remind me of the “olep” at Krannert as vessels such as that one take advantage of the orange tone of the clay and use it, instead of covering it. The Orange background doesn’t seem to be painted on which leads me to believe that it is some kind of vessel, maybe a bow; depicting life of commoners in Egypt....
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This note was uploaded on 09/27/2008 for the course ART 111 taught by Professor Hedeman during the Spring '08 term at University of Illinois at Urbana–Champaign.
- Spring '08