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

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 Sixteenth Century

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

  • Brand: Brand: George Braziller
  • ASIN: 0807608130
 - 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 India

  • ASIN: 0292764847
 - Persian Painting: From Miniatures of the 13-16 Centuries
Persian Painting: From Miniatures of the 13-16 Centuries

1947 Iris/Batsford, 13pp text + 12 color plates on recto only. Folio.

  • ASIN: B00488DMSC
 - Mostly Miniatures: An Introduction to Persian Painting
Mostly Miniatures: An Introduction to Persian Painting

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,...

  • Brand: Brand: Princeton University Press
  • ASIN: 0691049416
 - Bestowing Beauty: Masterpieces from Persian Lands_Selections from the Hossein Afshar Collection
Bestowing Beauty: Masterpieces from Persian Lands_Selections from the Hossein Afshar Collection

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 Paintings Coloring Book (Persian Edition)
Persian Paintings Coloring Book (Persian Edition)

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

  • ASIN: 152335867X
 - Persian Miniatures (Mega Square)
Persian Miniatures (Mega Square)

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
 - The Folio Art Books
The Folio Art Books "Persian Miniatures" Persian Miniature Paintings. Text by Maurice Dimand

The Folio Art Books "Persian Miniatures"

  • ASIN: B00M29X6IU
 - Mughal Kingdom Courtyard Scene; Persian Miniature Painting (India)
Mughal Kingdom Courtyard Scene; Persian Miniature Painting (India)

A leaf of an old book (post-1950) on old paper, undated, on which is hand painted a stunning and detailed miniature in vegetable temperas, gold leaf paint, after an antiquarian painting. Jaipur region of India. +/- 8"X10". colors still brilliant.

  • ASIN: B00RJN69KG
 - Persian Miniature Painting
Persian Miniature Painting

  • ASIN: B0027U0VBY
 - Persian Miniature Painting
Persian Miniature Painting

  • ASIN: 0486220540
 - Persian miniatures in the Bernard Berenson collection (World painting)
Persian miniatures in the Bernard Berenson collection (World painting)

  • ASIN: B0007IZ9UQ
 - Miniature Paintings in Judaeo-Persian Manuscripts (BIBLIOGRAPHICA JUDAICA)
Miniature Paintings in Judaeo-Persian Manuscripts (BIBLIOGRAPHICA JUDAICA)

In addition to the color illustrations there is a microfiche showing 84 color manuscript pages inserted in the back. 56 pages. stiff paper wrappers.. square small 4to..

  • ASIN: 0878209077
 - 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 Turks

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
 - Persian miniature painting from collections in the British Isles / B.W. Robinson
Persian miniature painting from collections in the British Isles / B.W. Robinson

  • ASIN: B00CLDKBIA
 - Persian Miniature Painting Panels Of The Royal Stag Hunt, Tiger Hunt.
Persian Miniature Painting Panels Of The Royal Stag Hunt, Tiger Hunt.

highly talented and skilled artists produce the paintings on old paper. they are traditional in style, dramatic and fresh colors The painting is done on old paper with Islamic/Muslim scripts on front/back.Miniatures are small, colorful pictures of Royal Outings from Ottoman or even Mughal scenes in literature . mineral and vegetable Opaque watercolors Base Material: Paper (with Islamic scripts) Size: 7.5 in. X 11 in. (19 cms X 28 cms). Age: Modern handmade art Country of origin: India Done on antique paper Size 30 * 18 cm (approx). Rich gold borders. 6 painting panels.

  • ASIN: B00RR6L298
 - A collection of ancient Chinese and Persian porcelain and pottery, Persian miniature paintings, books and manuscripts, consigned on account of the European war
A collection of ancient Chinese and Persian porcelain and pottery, Persian miniature paintings, books and manuscripts, consigned on account of the European war

A collection of ancient Chinese and Persian porcelain and pottery, Persian miniature paintings, books and manuscripts, consigned on account of the European war; also snuff bottles, jades and antique cloisonné enamels from another collector. To be sold ... May 4th, 5th, 6th, 7th and 8th, 1915

  • ASIN: B00FH1IGP8

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