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Exhibition catalogue for exhibition held at the National Gallery, The Art Institute of Chicago and the Met in 1987 and 1988. Large 4to softcover 11 3/4" tall X 9 3/4" wide. 210 numbered listings in the catalogue with many having multiple items. Filled with color photos of art objects. Like new condition.
Quarto; vg/wraps. Front cover has gold, red, white, and blue illustration with large gold portion containing white text. Spine has illustration with white area outlined with black and gold containing black text. Minor shelf wear; text block, clean; illustrations mostly in color; 356pp. Rockville.
This book is the catalog of "The Age of Sultan Suleyman the Magnificent" exhibition which was held in 1987 in National Gallery, Washington. Articles in it are very well researched and the there are many pictures of the object exhibited for the occasion from different museum of Turkey such as Topkapi museum. It is a nice addition for anyone holding a library of art history books and it is a must for anyone interested in Islamic art of the 16th century.
Oct 9, 2008
Pictures are beautiful. The book is well written. This book is informative and a joy to read for anyone wanting to learn about the Ottoman Empire.
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