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Persian painting.

Basil Gray

Persian painting.

by Basil Gray

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Published by Skira; [distributed by World Pub. Co., Cleveland in [New York] .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Iran.
    • Subjects:
    • Illumination of books and manuscripts -- Iran,
    • Painting -- Iran

    • Edition Notes

      SeriesTreasures of Asia
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsND980 .G72
      The Physical Object
      Pagination191 p.
      Number of Pages191
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL5823395M
      LC Control Number61010169

      About this book. 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 to Persian miniature is a small painting, whether a book illustration or a separate work of art intended to be kept in an album of such works. The techniques are broadly comparable to the Western and Byzantine traditions of miniatures in illuminated manuscripts, which probably had an influence on the origins of the Persian tradition.

      Get this from a library! Persian painting. [Basil Gray] -- Iranian (Persian) art from the 13th century through the end of the 18th century. Persian Painting (rom Miniatures of the XIII-XVI Centuries) by Gray, Basil and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at

      The paintings got their beauty from the other aspects, too, the graceful calligraphy being the main. The artists of Persian miniatures were nourished by the patronage of princes and rulers. Persian miniatures are mainly found in the books produced for the wealthy people residing in the area. Trustees of the British Museum, - Illumination of books and manuscripts - pages 0 Reviews Jewel-like colours, precise execution and virtuoso draughtsmanship characterise the best of Persian miniature painting: the perfect realization of an ideal world.


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Persian Painting: The Arts of the Book and Portraiture 1st Edition by Adel T. Adamova (Author), Manijeh Bayani (Author)5/5(2). "Persian Painting explores the context, stylistic development, and historical background behind the draughtsmanship and cultural themes of Persian miniature painting, in terms accessible to the lay reader or beginning art student."4/5(10).

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, :   Persian Painting book.

Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers. Book by Welch, Stuart Cary/5. This beautifully illustrated text presents a brief overview of the history of Persian painting, with an initial chapter on materials and tools used by Persian painters to make their books, bindings, and miniature paintings/5.

Iranian (Persian) art from the 13th century through the end of the 18th century. An Introduction to Persian Painting (Princeton and Oxford, ); B.W. Robinson, Persian Paintings in the Collection of the Royal Asiatic Society (Royal Asiatic Society Books, ), A Descriptive Catalogue of the Persian Paintings in the Bodleian Library (Oxford, ) and Persian Miniature Painting from Collections in the British Persian painting.

book. Three Kings of the Beautiful Aesthetic Recently, I picked up a book, published by Batsford London inthe book was titled ‘Persian Paintings’ and inside were 12 colour plates depicting Persian art, ranging from the time of the Safavid’s to the Qajar’s, this was no academic tome either, it was meant for the masses.

ISBN The Safavids (–) During the sixteenth century, as in earlier times, Persian painting remained essentially an affair of the court: the File Size: KB. We know little of Persian painting until the so-called Mongol school of the 14th cent.

The most famous work of this period is the magnificent Demotte Shah Namah (The History of Kings). The book has been divided up, and many leaves are in American collections.

Illustrated Poetry and Epic Images: Persian Painting of the s and s Swietochowski, Marie Lukens, and Stefano Carboni, with essays by A. Morton and Tomoko Masuya () This title is. Although Kamal al-Din Bihzad is acknowledged to be one of the greatest masters of Persian painting, there has to date been no comprehensive study of his life and work.

He flourished during the golden age of artistic achievement in the late Teimurid and early Safavid periods, working in Herat and then in Tabriz. This illustrated book traces the roots of the style developed by Bihzad, its.

The oldest painting in the collection, MS Persian 1 miniature of the Ibex comes from a manuscript of the -HayawanManafi’ al by Ibn Bakhtishu.

It dates from the Mongol conquest of Persia. Under Hulagu, a grandson of Genghis Khan, the Mongols. Persian Painting: The Arts of the Book and Portraiture is a valuable addition for any institution that maintains a current and comprehensive collection of resources on Islamic art or illuminated manuscripts.

Henceforward, illustrative painting developed predominantly in Iran, where the great epic poems (an art form unknown to the Arabs) inspired miniaturists through the centuries to the extent that the iconography of Firdausi’s Shah-namah (Book of kings) and Nizami’s Khamsah (Quintet) became almost standardized.

Early historical works, such as the world history of Rashid al-Din (d. ), were rather realistically. A Premier Gallery of Persian and Islamic art including Middle Eastern, Ottoman, Mogul, Seljuk, Sasanian and Persian art objects, antiquities and artifacts including Persian art, Islamic art, Seljuk art, Sasanian art, Ottoman art, Islamic textiles, Islamic wood blocks, Persian miniatures, Islamic lamps, Islamic pottery, Islamic glass, Islamic bronze art and Sgraffito pottery.

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Persian Miniatures (A Mentor-Unesco Art Book) Ancient Manuscripts (Author); Basil Gray (Introduction By) Published by A Mentor-Unesco Art Book/ Published by the New American Library of World Literature, Inc.

by Arrangement with Unesco. The introduction presents the geographical and chronological dimensions of the study. After a brief history of Persian painting before the twelfth century, the book discusses mural painting, manuscripts, origin of paper and its fabrication, the composition of the page, colours/pigments used in the paintings, painting subjects, bookbinding, etc.

In this survey, the author provides an account of Persian painting from around to Beginning with the materials and tools which enabled the artists to achieve their effects, this book goes on to trace the stylistic development of Persian painting and the influences upon it over six centuries of Iran\'s turbulent history.

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Iranian art, or Persian art, behold the most unique and oldest techniques in each art discipline which makes it one of the most sought after artistic countries. Iranian miniature paintings, ceramics, sculptures, book art and metal work are in huge demand worldwide due to the intricate detailing and innovative techniques used to create the artwork.