PERSIAN PAINTING : THE ARTS OF THE BOOK AND PORTRA
PERSIAN PAINTING : THE ARTS OF THE BOOK AND PORTRA

PERSIAN PAINTING : THE ARTS OF THE BOOK AND PORTRA BOOK

Thames & Hudson - Paperback Book
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This is a luxuriously illustrated catalogue of more than forty extraordinary Persian miniature paintings, illuminated manuscripts and elaborately decorated book bindings in The al-Sabah Collection, Kuwait, dating from the period before the Mongol invasions (11th-12th centuries CE) to the early 20th century. It includes rare examples from the pre-Mongol invasion period; fine illuminations of Qur'an manuscripts; Mu'nis al-Ahrar, an important early fourteenth-century anthology by Muhammad ibn Badr al-Din al-Jajarmi; material from dispersed manuscripts of Firdawsi's Shah-nameh; two previously unpublished copies of Qazwini's 'Aja'ib al-Makhluqat; three copies of Nizami's Khamsah; Sa'di's Golestan; and Jami's Yusuf and Zulaykha and Subhat al-Abrar - as well as paintings from dispersed Safavid and post-Safavid albums, and seventeenth-century bookbindings and oil paintings from the Zand and Qajar periods.
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Author: ADEL T. ADAMOVA Format: Paperback ISBN: 9780500970683 Size: 219 x 276 x 45.72mm Pages: 552 Publisher: Thames & Hudson
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