Jackal in the Garden: An Encounter with Bihzad

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The first Art Encounters title to feature art outside the Western canon Little is known about the fifteenth-century Persian painter Bizhad--we only know that he worked in what is now Afghanistan and Iran, and that he was the first artist to sign his works. Jackal in the Garden imagines Bizhad as an astoundingly gifted dreamer and contrasts him with a strong female protagonist, Anubis, a girl born disfigured into the harem of her vicious father. She must fight for survival--and her struggle leads her to Bizhad and the ...

Jackal in the Garden: An Encounter with Bihzad 2006, Watson-Guptill Publications

ISBN-13: 9780823004157

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