B. W. Robinson

Studies in Persian Art – Vol II

Buckram bound

30 x 24 cm
286 pp. 345 illus.
Publication: 1993
ISBN 0 907132 44 8
ISBN-13 978 0 907132 44 8

£60.00

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This second volume of Basil Robinson’s Studies concentrates on Persian manuscript illumination, beginning with six studies of artists who worked in this medium. There then follows twenty-two studies of individual manuscripts, from the fourteenth century onwards.

Contents:

  • Preface
  • ‘Zenith of his Time’: the Painter Pir Ahmad Baghshimali
  • Bihzad and his School: the Materials
  • Siyah Qalam
  • Painter-llluminators of 16th Century Shiraz
  • Muhammadi and the Khurasan Style
  • Ali Asghar, Court Painter
  • The Earliest Illustrated Manuscript of Nizami?
  • Two Persian Manuscripts in the Library of the Marquess of Bute, I. Two Mathnawis
  • Two Illustrated Manuscripts in the Malek Library, Tehran. I. Anthology
  • A Persian Battle-Piece
  • Prince Baysunghur and the Fables of Bidpai
  • Prince Baysunghur’s Nizami: A Speculation
  • Unpublished Paintings from a 15th-Century Book of Kings
  • The Shahnama of Muhammad Juki, RAS MS 239
  • The Dunimarle Shahnama: A Timurid Manuscript from Mazandaran
  • The Tehran Manuscript of Kalila wa Dimna: A Reconsideration
  • The Durham Gulistan: an Unpublished Timurid Manuscript
  • RAS MS 178: an unrecorded Persian Painter
  • The John Rylands Layla wa Majnoun and the Bodleian Nawa’i of 1485: a Royal Timurid Manuscript
  • ‘A Magnificent MS’: the British Library Shahnama of 1486
  • Origin and Date of Three Famous Shah Nameh Illustrations
  • Rustam in Battle: A Persian Masterpiece
  • An Unpublished Manuscript of the Gulistan of Sa’di
  • Isma’il II’s Copy of the Shahnama
  • Two Manuscripts of the Shahnama in the Royal Library, Windsor Castle. I. Holmes 150
  • Two Persian Manuscripts in the Library of the Marquess of Bute. II. Anwar i Suhayli of 1593
  • A Lost Persian Miniature
  • Two Manuscripts of the Shahnama in the Royal Library, Windsor Castle. II. Holmes 151
  • The Shahnameh Manuscript Cochran 4 in the Metropolitan Museum of Art
  • Index

See also:
Volume I

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