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Re: First Art Signature

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Robert Alexander Fromme (rfromme)
Sat, 11 Jan 1997 12:19:01 -0600


Ellyn,
I think the first Artist that we know by name was "Imhotep" an architect of
the StepPyramid and Temple of King Zosher in Old Kingdom Egypt.

Bob

At 10:35 AM 1/11/97 -0600, Ellyn Wenk wrote:
>The other day one of my 5th grade students asked me the name of the
>first artist. I said the cave artists were the first. He said I know
>but what is the name of one of them. I said I guess the hand print
>could qualify as that. I was wondering if there is a name that the
>art world seems to think is the first recognizable one for creating
>art with a signature.
>Ellyn
>