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However, the article also describes him as a formalist, which makes no sense to me, because even though Focillon writes about “form”, he denies that there is any real distinction between form and subject matter p. Harvard University Archives accession Subject: No trivia or quizzes yet.

The elder, Joanne, died young. The book also contains a critical introduction by Jean Molino. Bliss, Robert Woods, Peabody Museum of Archaeology and Ethnology.

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Henri Focillon

Documentation sheets for each object are located in loose-leaf notebooks and are filed alphabetically by city of present location, collection, and accession number.


Detailed inventory available on paper in the Harvard University Archives or electronically: A photo ID must be presented for admittance. Milena Raeva marked it as to-read Foclilon 19, Focillon’s academic credentials are undeniably impressive; I’ve given an extra star in consideration of that, but really this is a one star book as far as I’m concerned.

He died in The collection, begun in by Mildred and Robert Woods Bliss to provide visual and documentary reference material for the study of objects in their art collection, contains over 11, mounted black-and-white photographic prints filed by medium, stylistic and chronological characteristics, and region of origin.

Focillon emphasizes the presence of nonsynchronous tendencies within styles that give to artworks a manifold and stratified character.

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He frequently makes assertions and then claims there isn’t time to explain or discuss it in detail. Putnam allowed Tozzer to move easily between archaeology and social anthropology. They apparently were transferred to Dumbarton Oaks after Mrs. If, as I suspect by the final essay In Praise of Hands, Focillon fancied himself a 20th century Friedrich Schiller, then frankly he simply doesn’t measure up in my opinion.


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Letters of recommendation are restricted until His books include Art of the West. From he was dean of Yale College.

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He published material on these sites in and FromTozzer lead a Peabody Museum expedition to Guatemala. Jul 24, Abderrahmane rated it liked it. Alfred Tozzer died beloved in his personal and professional communities on October 5, Goodreads helps you keep track of books maain want to read.

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