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Arab Painting: Text and Image in Illustrated Arabic Manuscripts (Handbook of Oriental Studies: Section 1; The Near and Middle East #90) (Hardcover)

Arab Painting: Text and Image in Illustrated Arabic Manuscripts (Handbook of Oriental Studies: Section 1; The Near and Middle East #90) By Anna Contadini Cover Image
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Arab painting is treated here as a significant artistic corpus in its own right. Rejecting the traditional emphasis on individual paintings, the distinguished contributors to this volume stress the integration of text and image as a more productive theoretical framework.

About the Author


Anna Contadini, PhD (1992) in Islamic Art, SOAS, London University, where she is Reader in Islamic Art. Her publications include Fatimid Art at the Victoria and Albert Museum (V&A 1998) and numerous works on Islamic manuscripts, artefacts, and artistic exchanges between Europe and the Middle East.


Product Details
ISBN: 9789004186309
ISBN-10: 9004186301
Publisher: Brill
Publication Date: July 15th, 2010
Pages: 284
Language: English
Series: Handbook of Oriental Studies: Section 1; The Near and Middle East
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