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Arts of the Islamic book

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The collection of Prince Sadruddin Aga Khan contains some of the world's finest examples of painting and calligraphy and is perhaps the most important private Muslim collection of Islamic Art. This volume, richly illustrated with 24 colour plates and 101 black and white photographs , provides a brief history of the collection and offers a generous selection of paintings, manuscripts, calligraphies, bindings and drawings that spans the geographic range of Islamic Art from North Africa to India. Detailed discussions of each illustration introduce readers to the major patrons and artists in the development of the arts of the precious book.

Item details

Author(s):
Welch Anthony and Welch Stuart Cary
Condition:
Used: very good
Edition:
1982
Format:
Hardback
ISBN-10:
0801415489
ISBN-13:
9780801415487
Number of pages:
240
Publisher:
Published for the Asia Society by Cornell University Press

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The collection of Prince Sadruddin Aga Khan contains some of the world's finest examples of painting and calligraphy and is perhaps the most important private Muslim collection of Islamic Art. This volume, richly illustrated with 24 colour plates and 101 black and white photographs , provides a brief history of the collection and offers a generous selection of paintings, manuscripts, calligraphies, bindings and drawings that spans the geographic range of Islamic Art from North Africa to India. Detailed discussions of each illustration introduce readers to the major patrons and artists in the development of the arts of the precious book.

Author(s):
Welch Anthony and Welch Stuart Cary
Condition:
Used: very good
Edition:
1982
Format:
Hardback
ISBN-10:
0801415489
ISBN-13:
9780801415487
Number of pages:
240
Publisher:
Published for the Asia Society by Cornell University Press

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