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Transactions of the Oriental Ceramic Society
Language: en
Authors: Oriental Ceramic Society
Categories: Ceramics
Type: BOOK - Published: 2008 - Publisher:

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Peerless Images
Language: en
Pages: 349
Authors: Vice-President Eleanor G Sims, Eleanor Sims, Boris Ilʹich Marshak, Ernst J. Grube, Boris Marshak, I.
Categories: Art
Type: BOOK - Published: 2002-01-01 - Publisher: Yale University Press

This book is the first survey of the figural arts of the Iranian world from prehistoric times to the early twentieth century ever to consider themes, rather than styles. Analyzing primarily painting - in manuscripts and albums, on walls and on lacquered, painted pen boxes and caskets - but also
Royal Persian Paintings
Language: en
Pages: 296
Authors: Brooklyn Museum, Basil William Robinson, Brooklyn Museum of Art, Armand Hammer Museum of Art and Cultural Center, Brunei Gallery
Categories: Iran
Type: BOOK - Published: 1998 - Publisher:

Iranian art of the Qajar period (1779-1925) has long been neglected and is little understood. This beautifully illustrated book for the first time comprehensively examines the flowering of Persian painting and the visual arts of this period. It focuses on the growth of a remarkable tradition of life-size figural painting,
Venice and the Islamic World, 828-1797
Language: en
Pages: 374
Authors: Institut du Monde Arabe (Paris)
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2007-01-01 - Publisher: Yale University Press

From 828, when Venetian merchants carried home from Alexandria the stolen relics of St. Mark, to the fall of the Venetian Republic to Napoleon in 1797, the visual arts in Venice were dramatically influenced by Islamic art. Because of its strategic location on the Mediterranean, Venice had long imported objects
Technologies of the Image
Language: en
Pages: 173
Authors: David J. Roxburgh, Mary McWilliams, Farshid Emami, Mira Xenia Schwerda
Categories: Art
Type: BOOK - Published: 2017-01-01 - Publisher: Yale University Press

-This catalogue accompanies the exhibition Technologies of the Image: Art in 19th-Century Iran, on view at the Harvard Art Museums, Cambridge, Massachusetts, from August 26, 2017 through January 7, 2018.-