Les Arts Musulmans.

Migeon, Gaston.

Book ID: 8597


8vo. 48 pp. + 64 b/w plates hors text, publisher’s original wrappers, occasional light foxing, otherwise copy in very good condition, Librairie Nationale d’Art et d’Histoire, Paris et Bruxelles, 1926.


Gaston Migeon (1861 – 1930), French scholar and expert in Islamic art. He held the position of director of the French National Museum, and published several studies on Islamic arts in the “Journale Asiatique”, “ Syria” and other journals .
In this work he discusses Islamic architect and decorative arts. An analysis is given to early Muslim architect in Makkah, Jerusalem, Damascus, Kairawan, Cordoba, Baghdad, Cairo, Istambul and Al-Andalus. In the section of decorative arts he discusses Islamic bookbindings, carpets, metals, ceramics and sculptures. [Creswell 23].

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