Islamic Art




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    Islamic Art

    Architecture, Painting, Calligraphy, Ceramics, Glass and Carpets

    Luca Mozzati

    Prestel 2010

    Hardback 320pp Illustrated 315x300mm

    9783791344553   Product Code: 19795

    Beginning with chapters that provide a succinct account of the religious and social background and explain the basic principles of Islamic art, this magnificent illustrated history encompasses architecture, painting, calligraphy, ceramics, glass and carpets. Each epoch or region, from the Umayyads to the Indian subcontinent, is described in a detailed introduction, followed by captioned photographs of works ranging from vast castles, mosques and minarets to portrait miniatures and the exquisite wine cup of Shah Jahan.

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