Persian Miniature Painting.

Binyon, Laurence. Wilkinson, J.V.S. & Gary, Basil.

Book ID: 2940


Folio. xiv, 212 pp., colour frontis, 389 plates some of which are in colour, biblio, index, original buckram gilt in torn d/w, foxing to endpapers, otherwise copy in good condition, Oxford University Press London, 1933.


“The Burlington exhibit unsurpassed in its quality and variety of objects, introduced many aspects of the art of Iran hitherto unknown in the West. This work is one of the most important books on Persian art”. Ghani p.624 (1971 edition).
An important catalogue of Persian miniatures. Chapters include: Persian Miniature Painting Before The Mongol Invasions and the Mesopotamian Style, The Early Persian Style and Fourteenth Century Changes, The Timurid School, The Later Fifteenth Century: Bihzad and his Contemporaries, The Early Safawi Period, Painting Under Shah Abbas and His Successors. Appendices include: Dust Muhammad’s Account of Past and Present Painters, Mirza Muhammad Haydar Dughlat On The Herat School of Painters, The Album From the Gulistan Museum.

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