Persian Painting: From the Mongols to the Qajars: Studies in Honour of Basil W. Robinson :: Edited by Robert Hillenbrand

Persian Painting: From the Mongols to the Qajars: Studies in Honour of Basil W. Robinson :: Edited by Robert Hillenbrand soon to be presented for sale on the special BookLovers of Bath web site!

London & New York: I. B. Tauris Publishers, 2001, Hardback in dust wrapper.

Includes: Colour plates; Black & white plates; Number 3 in the series.

From the cover: Painting has played a central role in Iranian culture. Irans indigenous pre-Islamic past, together with Arab, Turkic and Mongol influences, have combined to produce an art which continues to intrigue, dazzle and sometimes to mystify its admirers. Published in honour of Basil W Robinson, Keeper Emeritus at the Victoria and Albert Museum, and a key contributor to the growing scholarly interest in Persian miniatures for over 60 years, this book brings together leading specialists on Persian painting.

The contributors to this book include Adel T. Adamova (Hermitage) who explains how seals and inscriptions assist in the attribution of Safavid paintings; Karin Adahl (Uppsala University) with an analysis of the Divan of Mir Ali Shir Navai; Barbara Brend (London) who explores the …

In the Pembroke Persian Papers series.

Very Good in Very Good Dust Wrapper. A little rubbing to the edges of the dust wrapper with a strip of sunning at the join of the upper panel. Previous owners’ name & date to the first blank. Table of Contents title is highlighted. Text complete, clean and tight otherwise.

Black boards with Gilt titling to the Spine. (xx) 331 pages. Index. 12″ x 9¾”.

Of course, if you don’t like this one, may I woo you with the cream of the crop in my Art catalogue?

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