Une Miniature Religieuse de L’école Arabe de Bagdad. Son climat, sa structure et ses motifs, sa relation avec l’iconographie Chretienne d’Orient.

Farés, Bishr.

Book ID: 8285


4to. xix, 106 pp., of French text, 32 b/w plates, 38 pp., of Arabic text, 30 figures in text, half-title, colour miniature frontispiece, publisher’s original wrappers, faded with light shelf wear, biblio, index, Unopened, Memoires Presentes a L’Institut D’Egypte, Tome 51, Imprimerie de l'Institut Francais d'Archeologie Orientale, Le Caire, first edition, 1948.


The first study by an Arab to the paintings depicted in Maqamat al- Hariri. The author consider that the Baghdad school of illuminations is the best example of the importance of religious paintings in Islam. The miniature discussed by Farés is taken from a manuscript kept by Dar al-Kutub Al-Misriyyah dated 1218. [Creswell, 658].

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