Systématisation des motifs usités dans la décoration populaire basque

V Basque Studies Congress: Bergara 1930. Basque popular art

Veyrin, Philippe

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Donostia-San Sebastián

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Although it has been said that Basque art did not originate within the Basque Country, there are sufficient data which demonstrate the contrary. Stone and wood are worked on depending on the nature of the material that is being worked on and on the size of the task to accomplish and the craftsman´s ability. Different methods of carving are mentioned and the main decoration motifs are classified. The most abundant of such motifs are geometrical and lineal drawings and realist pictures. Floral motifs are unusual
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