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Author Barry, Michael A., 1948-

Title Figurative art in medieval Islam and the riddle of Bihzâd of Herât (1465-1535) / Michael Barry ; [foreword by Stuart Cary Welch].

Imprint Paris : Flammarion ; [New York] : Distributed in North America by Rizzoli International, c2004.


Location Call No. Status
 GDL Brand Library Non-Fiction    709.1767 BAR    Available
Edition English-language ed.
Description 407 p. : ill. (chiefly col.), col. maps ; 32 cm.
Note "Simultaneously published in French as L'art figuratif en Islam medieval et l'énigme de Behzâd de Hérât (1465-1535)"--T.p. verso.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. 393-402) and index.
Contents Eyes and ears to Bihzâd -- "Persian miniatures" and the twentieth century's song of glory -- The formation of Islamic figurative art: from the eighth to the fifteenth centuries -- Bihzâd as guildmaster -- Zulaykhâ's castle -- Alexander's cave.
Subject Bihzād, active 16th century.
Islamic painting.
Islamic art and symbolism.
Painting, Medieval -- Islamic countries.
ISBN 2080304216

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