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Persian Miniature Art - Persian Painting: The Arts of the Book and Portraiture
Persian Painting: The Arts of the Book and

Persian Miniature Art

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 Miniature Art - Bestowing Beauty: Masterpieces from Persian Lands_Selections from the Hossein Afshar Collection
Bestowing Beauty: Masterpieces from Persian Lands_Selections from the Hossein Afshar

Persian Miniature Art

A rare look into the grandeur and distinctiveness of Persian art through one of the world’s leading private collectionsBestowing Beauty showcases an assortment of stunning works from one of the world’s most distinguished private collections of Persian art. Featuring more than 100 exquisite objects spanning many centuries, from the eve of the Islamic period in the 6th century to the end of the 19th century, this wide range of treasures demonstrates the remarkable depth and diversity of the Hossein Afshar Collection. Extensively illustrated and accompanied by essays from a group of internationally recognized scholars, this book’s rich selection includes an array of ceramic works, rare Qur’an pages written in gold, precious inlaid metal wares, exquisite miniature paintings from Firdausi’s Shahnama, sumptuous silk brocades and velvet embroideries, and monumental silk carpets from the apex of Safavid carpet production. These rarely seen works bring into focus the remarkable variety of techniques and innovations employed by Persian artists and artisans through the ages.

  • ASIN: 0300247028
Persian Miniature Art - Persian Miniature Painting and Its Influence on the Art of Turkey and India
Persian Miniature Painting and Its Influence on the Art of Turkey and

Persian Miniature Art

  • ASIN: 0292764847
Persian Miniature Art - Rubaiyat of Omar Khayyam and Persian Miniatures
Rubaiyat of Omar Khayyam and Persian

Persian Miniature Art

Bound in the publisher's original cloth covered boards, spine stamped in gilt. Rubbed at the edges and extremities of dust jacket. Profusely illustrated throughout.

  • ASIN: B000EACJ28
Persian Miniature Art - The Art of Lizzat Al-Nisa': Erotic miniatures from a 19th century Persian manuscript
The Art of Lizzat Al-Nisa': Erotic miniatures from a 19th century Persian

Persian Miniature Art

An album of 52 full page color plates Lizzat Al-Nisa’ or ‘Pleasures of Women’ was written by Ziya' al-Din Nakhshabi, a Persian physician living in India in the 14th century. The book is derived from the Sanskrit treatise on sex Ratirahasya or ‘Secrets of Love’, and comprises 10 parts, covering such topics as the types of intercourse and foods and medicines with aphrodisiac effects. The miniatures in this collection are from an 1824 manuscript held by the Wellcome Library, London.

  • ASIN: 1495946630
  • Part No: colour illustrations
Persian Miniature Art - Persian Miniatures (Mega Square)
Persian Miniatures (Mega

Persian Miniature Art

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
  • Part No: Illustrated
Persian Miniature Art - Rug Mouse Pad,Lexiart Oriental Persian Woven Mouse Mat,9.5*7.5*0.5
Rug Mouse Pad,Lexiart Oriental Persian Woven Mouse

Persian Miniature Art

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  • Brand: Lexipad
  • ASIN: B01FH9DP5A
  • Part No: 1
Persian Miniature Art - The Collection of the Late Reiza Khan Monif, of Paris and New York, Vol. 2: With Additions From Other Sources; Persian and Indian Miniature Paintings ... and Other Jewelry; A Choice Series of
The Collection of the Late Reiza Khan Monif, of Paris and New York, Vol. 2: With Additions From Other Sources; Persian and Indian Miniature Paintings ... and Other Jewelry; A

Persian Miniature Art

Excerpt from The Collection of the Late Reiza Khan Monif, of Paris and New York, Vol. 2: With Additions From Other Sources; Persian and Indian Miniature Paintings of the 16th and 17th Centuries; Syrian Iridescent Glass, Necklaces and Other Jewelry; A Choice Series of Persian Potteries Including a Large 13th Century Rhages Lustre PlatterBuyers to give their names and addresses and to make such cash payments account as may be required, in default of which the lots purchased shall resold immediately.About the PublisherForgotten Books publishes hundreds of thousands of rare and classic books. Find more at www.forgottenbooks.comThis book is a reproduction of an important historical work. Forgotten Books uses state-of-the-art technology to digitally reconstruct the work, preserving the original format whilst repairing imperfections present in the aged copy. In rare cases, an imperfection in the original, such as a blemish or missing page, may be replicated in our edition. We do, however, repair the vast majority of imperfections successfully; any imperfections that remain are intentionally left to preserve the state of such historical works.

  • ASIN: 0266787495
Persian Miniature Art - Mostly Miniatures: An Introduction to Persian Painting
Mostly Miniatures: An Introduction to Persian

Persian Miniature Art

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
Persian Miniature Art - An Illustrated Encyclopedia of the Uniforms of the Roman World: A Detailed Study of the Armies of Rome and Their Enemies, Including the Etruscans, ... Gauls, Huns, Sassaids, Persians and Turks
An Illustrated Encyclopedia of the Uniforms of the Roman World: A Detailed Study of the Armies of Rome and Their Enemies, Including the Etruscans, ... Gauls, Huns, Sassaids, Persians and

Persian Miniature Art

An unprecedented visual reference of the fighting men of the period from 8th century BC to the fall of Constantinople in 1453, with over 670 expert images of military dress, weaponry, artillery, ships, siege engines and fortifications.

  • Brand: imusti
  • ASIN: 0754823873
  • Part No: 9780754823872

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Iranian Miniature Art

Persian Miniature Art

Visit to a Miniaturist Shop in Imam Square Isfahan Iran and a demonstration of the intricate work involved in producing this form of classical Persian Art Work.

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Persian Miniature Art

A Persian miniature is a small painting on paper, whether a book illustration or a separate work of art intended to be kept in an album of such works called a muraqqa. The techniques are broadly comparable to the Western and Byzantine traditions of miniatures in illuminated manuscripts. Although ...

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