Rebellious Reformer: The Drawings and Paintings of Riza-Yi 'Abbasi of Isfahan (New edition)

Rebellious Reformer: The Drawings and Paintings of Riza-Yi 'Abbasi of Isfahan (New edition)

By: Sheila R. Canby (author)Hardback

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About Author

Sheila R. Canby is Assistant Keeper of Oriental Antiquities at the British Museum.

Contents

Safavid Iran; Riza's life and nomenclature; Riza's artistic milieu and early work; peasants, dandies and pilgrims - the 1590s; portraits of Isfahan; rebellion; manuscript illustrations; drawings after works by Bihzad; shaykhs, dervishes and courtiers -the 1620s; sirens, lovers and eccentrics. Appendices: historiography; checklist of dated works; rejected works and uncertain attributions.

Product Details

  • ISBN13: 9781850432432
  • Format: Hardback
  • Number Of Pages: 248
  • ID: 9781850432432
  • ISBN10: 1850432430
  • edition: New edition

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