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Werner Forman Archive

The Werner Forman Archive is a specialist collection of color and black & white photography of the art & architecture of Africa, the Americas, ancient Europe, Asia and Australia. Extensive coverage of ancient Egypt, ancient and Islamic Africa, ancient Rome, the Celts, Vikings, Byzantium, the Moors, medieval China, medieval Japan, Moghul India, pre-Columbian America, American Indian art and archaeology. Rare collections include myth, erotica, the "white man" in non-European art, puppets, masks, textiles, non-European jewelry, Scythian, Tantric, Vietnamese, Kalimantan, Balinese, Korean, Maori, African and Eskimo art.

Ethiopian Saints. Coptic Ceremonial Fan.
Private Collection
Werner Forman/Art Resource, NY