Item description for Prefacing the Image: The Writing Art History in Sixteenth-Century Iran (Muqarnas Supplement) by David J. Roxburgh...
Prefaces were written in Persian between 1491 and 1609 to introduce albums of calligraphy, painting, and drawing assembled for Safavid rulers and courtiers. This book studies developments in art historical writing and factors which shaped the album preface.
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Studio: Brill Academic Publishers
Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 0.75" Width: 8.5" Height: 10.75" Weight: 2.75 lbs.
Release Date Dec 1, 2000
Publisher Brill Academic Publishers
ISBN 9004113762 ISBN13 9789004113763
Availability 0 units.
More About David J. Roxburgh
David J. Roxburgh is the Prince Alwaleed bin Talal Professor of Islamic Art History in the Department of Art and Architecture at Harvard University.