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Villa I Tatti Series 35

Persian Manuscripts & Paintings from the Berenson Collection

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$50.00 • £40.95 • €45.00

ISBN 9780674261242

Publication Date: 04/05/2022


236 pages

10 x 12 inches

7 illus., 96 color illus.

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  • Preface [Ayşin Yoltar-Yıldırım]
  • I. Bernard Berenson, Collector of Persian Manuscripts & Paintings
      • The Story of a Collection: Berenson’s Persian Manuscripts and Paintings [Ayşin Yoltar-Yıldırım]
      • A Note on the Collecting of Persian Manuscripts and Their Illustrations [Priscilla P. Soucek]
  • II. Persian Manuscripts & Paintings at I Tatti
    • Fourteenth and Fifteenth Centuries
      • A Folio from the “Great Mongol Shāhnāma”: “Isfandiyar Reproaches His Father, Gushtasp” [Eleanor Sims]
      • The Rasāʾil in Berenson’s Timurid Anthology [Mario Casari]
      • Calligraphy, Painting, and Illumination in the Berenson Anthology [David J. Roxburgh]
      • The Berenson Anthology: Conservation and Material History of the Manuscript [Katherine Beaty and Penley Knipe]
      • A Folio from the “1436 Ẓafarnāma”: “Timur Receives Guests at the Wedding of His Son Jahangir” [Eleanor Sims]
      • A Painting from a Dispersed Turkman Shāhnāma: “Kay Kaʾus Crowns His Grandson, Kay Khusraw” [Eleanor Sims]
    • Sixteenth and Seventeenth Centuries
      • The Berenson Shāhnāma: A Safavid Manuscript with Anomalies from Shiraz [Lâle Uluç]
      • A Statistical Analysis of the Berenson Shāhnāma Text [Farhad Mehran]
      • A Literary Fragment: Vahshi&rquo;s Farhād va Shīrīn [Chad Kia]
      • Berenson’s Safavid Manuscript of Vahshi’s Farhād va Shīrīn [Melis Taner]
      • A Dispersed Imperial Mughal Folio from the Minto–Wantage–Kevorkian Album Group [Laura E. Parodi]
  • Appendix: Materials and Techniques in the Berenson Collection of Persian Manuscripts and Paintings [Katherine Eremin, Penley Knipe, and Maille Radford]
  • Contributors
  • Index of Names
  • Index of Manuscripts and Paintings
  • Photo Credits

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