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ART OF THE PERSIAN COURTS: SELECTIONS FROM THE ART AND HISTORY TRUST COLLECTION. Abolala Soudavar and Milo Cleveland Beach. Los Angeles County Museum of Art, 1992. Published by Rizzoli International Publications, Inc., New York. 424 pp. with 488 ills. (463 col.). 32 x 24 cm. LC 92-28278 ISBN 0847816605 In English.
A survey of works by Persian and Iranian artists of the medieval period through the 19th century that focuses primarily on their outstanding achievements in the arts of the book, this substantial catalogue documents some 180 illuminated manuscripts, paintings, drawings, calligraphic works, coins and decorative objects selected from an impressive private collection in Liechtenstein. Supplementing excellent reproductions and detailed discussions of the featured pieces, the scholarly ten-part text examines the extensive influence of Persian art on Mongol, Anatolian, Indian and Western cultures and describes patterns of royal patronage and the achievements of individual artists.
Indexing: Non-Western (Traditional/Native Arts), Near and Middle East/Islamic Art (Traditional) — Iran (Persia) — Manuscripts and Book Design, Painting
Plans: 01,06,07,08,09,17
Worldwide Number: 023784
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