Persian Miniature Painting and Its Influence on the Art of Turkey and India

Persian Miniature Painting and Its Influence on the

  • ASIN: 0292764847

Persian Miniature Painting

Persian Miniature

  • Brand: Dover Publications
  • ASIN: 0486220540

Persian Miniatures (Mega Square)

Persian Miniatures (Mega

Encounter one of history’s greatest civilizations through miniatures. In Persian Miniatures, the story of the magnificent Persian Empire is told by way of artistic tradition on a small but vibrant scale. This unique collection of colorful miniatures from Persia in a convenient portable size will make the perfect gift.

  • ASIN: 1783100222

Persian Painting: The Arts of the Book and Portraiture

Persian Painting: The Arts of the Book and

A stunning catalog of Persian miniature paintings and manuscripts from The al-Sabah Collection, placed in their historical and artistic context Persian miniature painting is among the most well-established and celebrated traditions of Islamic art. Written by two eminent scholars specializing in Persian painting and epigraphy, respectively, Persian Painting catalogs more than forty masterpieces of Persian miniature painting, manuscript illustration, and bookbinding in The al-Sabah Collection, Kuwait.  Coauthors Adel T. Adamova and Manijeh Bayani place the works in an artistic and historical context and demonstrate their significance in the development of Persian painting. From a historical perspective, they document the movement of manuscripts through their owners’ seal impressions and librarians’ notes, and identify various works by scribes and illustrators involved in the production of these manuscripts and miniatures.  Richly illustrated and including rare examples from the pre-Mongol invasion period never before reproduced in print, the book also includes illustrated folios detached from important fourteenth- and fifteenth-century manuscripts and paintings from dispersed Safavid and post-Safavid albums, as well as seventeenth-century bookbindings and oil painting...

  • ASIN: 0500970688

Persian Painting: Five Royal Safavid Manuscripts of the Sixteenth Century

Persian Painting: Five Royal Safavid Manuscripts of the

Reproductions of outstanding manuscript miniatures painted during Persia's sixteenth-century Safavid Rule are accompanied by commentaries on the historical, formal, and stylistic fine points of each

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  • ASIN: 0807608130

Persian Painting (Eastern Art)

Persian Painting (Eastern

Jewel-like colors, rich patterns, precise execution and virtuoso draftmanship characterize the best of Persian miniature painting: the perfect realization of an ideal world. This fully illustrated book provides a concise account of Persian painting from about 1300 to 1900. Beginning with the materials and tools which enabled the artists to achieve their remarkable effects, Sheila Canby goes on to survey the stylistic development of Persian painting and the influences upon it of over six centuries of Iran's turbulent history.

  • ASIN: 0500277303

Persian Paintings Coloring Book (Persian Edition)

Persian Paintings Coloring Book (Persian

A series of wonderful and beautiful Persian Paintings to color and enjoy!

  • ASIN: 152335867X

Persian Painting (rom Miniatures of the XIII-XVI Centuries)

Persian Painting (rom Miniatures of the XIII-XVI

  • ASIN: B000JJUIP4

Mostly Miniatures: An Introduction to Persian Painting

Mostly Miniatures: An Introduction to Persian

The mention of Persian painting conjures up images of beautifully illuminated manuscripts filled with tiny, intricate pictures, each a miniature festival of color. Anyone who has seen Persian miniatures up close will attest to their captivating power. In this book, the renowned historian of Islamic art Oleg Grabar introduces Western audiences to Persian painting, which consists primarily of miniatures illustrating works of literature, but also includes murals and small ceramics decorated with pictures. The masterpieces of this painting have a visual richness that requires the use of the intellect as well as the eye for their appreciation, and Grabar seeks to situate the reader within their world, that of Islamic culture in Iran from the Middle Ages to Modern times. Through a series of chapters on various aspects of Persian painting, he helps us understand its history, the characteristics that define it, and the delights to be discovered in it.Grabar argues that this genre of painting offers a remarkable example of how books are illustrated in general and of how an Iranian secular taste emerged during centuries dominated by religious art. He shows that the peculiarities of its historical background gave rise to specific characteristics: striking colors, dematerialization of space,...

  • ASIN: 0691049998
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