Treasures of Asia: Persian Painting by Basil Gray Hardcover w/ Dust Jacket 1961 Skira - Art Book

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Title: Treasures of Asia: Persian Painting

Author: Basil Gray

Description: Gold cloth boards with brown lettering. One leaf has a dog ear crease (not affecting plates) and a couple leaves have creases at the very tip of their upper corners, otherwise fine condition. Dust jacket shows light edge wear; price clipped. DJ in clear archival sleeve. 80 tipped in color plates. Text by Basil Gray, the curator of Oriental Antiquities at the British Museum, London.

Contents: Introduction; The Mongol Style Under the Il-Khans; Shiraz and the Iranian Tradition in the Fourteenth Century; Painting Under the Timurids (1400-1450); The Shiraz School from 1415 to 1503; The School of Herat: 1452-1510; The Safavi School Under Shah Tahmasp; The School of Bukhara and Other Provincial Schools; Later Safavi Painting.

Binding: Hardcover

Condition: Near Fine

Jacket Condition: Very Good

Publisher: [Editions d'Art Albert] Skira

Place: [Lausanne]

Year: 1961

ISBN: n/a

Language: English

Size: 11.25" x 9.75".

Pages: 191 pp.

Keywords: art, Iran, book illumination, manuscript illumination, illumination,

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