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Persian manuscripts paintings and drawings : from the 15th to the early 20th century in the Hermitage collection / by Adel Adamova ; [translated by J.M. Rogers ; edited by Simon Hartly ; Photography by Vladimir Terebenin].

Author/Creator:
Adamova, A. T. (Adelʹ Tigranovna), author.
Publication:
London : Azimuth Editions, [2012]
Format/Description:
Book
412 pages : color illustrations, color facsimiles ; 31 cm
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Standardized Title:
Persidskie rukopisi, zhivopisʹ i risunok XV-nachala XX veka. English.
Subjects:
Illumination of books and manuscripts, Iranian -- Catalogs.
Painting, Iranian -- Catalogs.
Gosudarstvennyĭ Ėrmitazh (Russia) -- Catalogs.
Art -- Russia (Federation) -- Saint Petersburg -- Catalogs.
Summary:
"The first in a series of catalogues, in Russian and English editions, of the arts of the Muslim East in the State Hermitage Museum, this volume covers the persian miniature and the arts connected with it - including illustrated and illuminated manuscripts, single - page miniatures and drawings, painted lacquer and oils on canvas, presented side by side to give an overall picture of the development of the arts of Iran over five centuries. the most comprehensive catalogue yet of these collection, it comprises more than 400 works, dating from the 15th to the early 20th centuries, the majority of which are in the Museum's reserves and not normally on show in the permanent exhibition. included are essays on the development of Persian painting and drawing in this period; the productionof lacquer; later works mass-produced for the public; Russian-Persian relations; and an overview of items in the Museum's collections and their provenance. particular analysis is given to the 1331 Khamasah of Nizami, an undisputed masterpiece, and the Polovetov album, a unique collection of miniatures, drawings and calligraphy"--Jacket.
Notes:
First published in Russian as Persidskie rukopisi, zhivopisʹ i risunok XV-nachala XX veka by the the State Hermitage Museum, 2010.
Translated from Russian.
Includes bibliographical references (pages 401-412).
"The first in a series of catalogues, in Russian and English editions, of the arts of the Muslim East in the State Hermitage Museum, this volume covers the persian miniature and the arts connected with it - including illustrated and illuminated manuscripts, single - page miniatures and drawings, painted lacquer and oils on canvas, presented side by side to give an overall picture of the development of the arts of Iran over five centuries. the most comprehensive catalogue yet of these collection, it comprises more than 400 works, dating from the 15th to the early 20th centuries, the majority of which are in the Museum's reserves and not normally on show in the permanent exhibition. included are essays on the development of Persian painting and drawing in this period; the productionof lacquer; later works mass-produced for the public; Russian-Persian relations; and an overview of items in the Museum's collections and their provenance. particular analysis is given to the 1331 Khamasah of Nizami, an undisputed masterpiece, and the Polovetov album, a unique collection of miniatures, drawings and calligraphy."--Jacket.
Contributor:
Rogers, J. M., translator.
Hartley, Simon, editor.
Terebenin, Vladimir, photographer.
Gosudarstvennyĭ Ėrmitazh (Russia)
ISBN:
1898592071
9781898592075
OCLC:
824348263
Publisher Number:
99957860818