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Royal Persian paintings : the Qajar epoch, 1785-1925 / edited by Layla S. Diba, with Maryam Ekhtiar ; essays by B.W. Robinson ... [et al.].

Publication:
London : I.B. Tauris ; Brooklyn, NY : In association with Brooklyn Museum of Art : In the United States and Canada distributed by St. Martin's Press, c1998.
Format/Description:
Book
296 p. : ill. (some col.), ports. (some col.) ; 31 cm.
Subjects:
Painting, Iranian -- Exhibitions.
Painting, Islamic -- Iran -- Exhibitions.
Iran -- Kings and rulers -- Art patronage -- Exhibitions.
Contents:
Qajar paintings: a personal reminiscence / B.W. Robinson
Qajar Iran: a historical overview / Abbas Amanat
Images of power and the power of images: intention and response in early Qajar painting (1785-1834) / Layla S. Diba
From workshop and bazaar to academy: art training and production in Qajar Iran / Maryam Ekhtiar
Art and diplomacy: Qajar paintings at the State Hermitage Museum / Adel T. Adamova
Reading for gender through Qajar painting / Afsaneh Najmabadi
Popular arts: patronage and piety / Peter Chelkowski
Safavid period (1501-1722)
Afsharid period (1736-47)
Zand period (1750-79)
Early Qajar period (1785-1834)
Muhammad Shah period (1834-48)
Nasir al-Din Shah period (1848-96)
The last Qajars and the Constitutional period (1896-1925)
Appendix: Materials of a group of Persian paintings.
Notes:
Catalog of an exhibition held at the Brooklyn Museum of Art, Oct. 23, 1998-Jan. 24, 1999, and continuing to other museums.
Includes bibliographical references (p. 287-290) and index.
Contributor:
Diba, Layla S.
Ekhtiar, Maryam.
Robinson, B. W. (Basil William)
Brooklyn Museum of Art.
ISBN:
1860642551 (hard)
186064256X (paper)
OCLC:
38992954
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