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Manuscript Illumination: Process and Examples

a Talk organised by the Iran Society

Wednesday 10th April, 2019 @19:00

Anahita Alavi / Artist / Muqarnas Art

We are going to travel across the wonderful world of making a miniature painting, a brief overview on the methods and the procedures. Meanwhile, looking at a number of old treatises from the 13th and 16th centuries, I compare the past and present methods and styles. And finally, I address the process of the martial preparation as well as the various stages of manufacturing a miniature painting. These, however, are preceded by a very brief historical account of major Persian painting schools in Iran and Central Asia. 

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