Persidskaia zhivopis’ i risunok XV–XIX vekov v sobranii Ermitazha (Persian Painting and Drawing of the 15th to the 19th c. in the Hermitage)

1996. Sewn pb. This catalogue of an extensive Hermitage exhibition displays works from successive periods of Persian painting and drawing, in various media, and employing different techniques. The format is conducive to careful study of each work with many full-page details. Some works are published for the first time. Masterpieces of miniature painting, such as the Khamsa (Five Poems) of Nizami from 1431, and less well-known works, including late nineteenth-century portraiture, make the Hermitage's collection varied enough to give a representative idea of a rich branch of Islamic art. 376 pp., 8 1/2 x 10 3/4 ins., 26 b-&-w illus., 298 color, sewn pb., Rus. and ENGLISH. Item #3634

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