Text and Image in Medieval Persian Art

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This book investigates the interaction between word and image in medieval Persian art. Greater Iranian arts from the 10th to the 16th century are technically some of the finest produced anywhere. They are also intellectually engaging, showing the lively interaction between the verbal and the visual arts. Focusing on objects found in the main media at the time, Sheila S. Blair shows how artisans played with form, material and decoration to engage their audiences. She also shows how the reception of these objects has changed ...

Text and Image in Medieval Persian Art 2014, Edinburgh University Press, New York

ISBN-13: 9780748655786

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