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An Analytical Review of Two Paintings in Alishir Navai Collected Poems Attributed to Sheikhzadeh
Abbas Hosseini
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The manuscript introduced in this paper has been prepared in 1526 A.D, by calligrapher Ali Hijrani in fine Nastalig script and contains six magnificent illustrations. This manuscript which is presently in the possession of Bibliotheque National de France, Paris, has been previously introduced by Basil Gray, Stewart Cary Welch, Francis Richards and Karimzadeh Tabrizi, but none of six paintings in this exceptional volume has been inspected sensibly. This paper by employing descriptive- analytical methodology and digital library sources has explored and analyzed two illustrations, “Bahram in the Black Pavilion” and “Iskandar Shooting a duck from the sea”. It will also make comparison with two other paintings similar in composition and Format: First, Nezami’s Khamsa (1524-25 A.D) "Bahram Gur in the Black Pavilion on Saturday" in Metropolitan Museum of Art and second one, A single page illustration called “Iskandar Fortress”, presently in British Museum, London.
Keywords: Amir Alishir Navai, Codicology, Calligraphy, Persian Painting, Herat School
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Type of Study: Research | Subject: Special
Received: 2013/06/10
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Hosseini A. An Analytical Review of Two Paintings in Alishir Navai Collected Poems Attributed to Sheikhzadeh. کیمیای هنر. 2012; 1 (1)
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