Arab painting

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Skira/Rizzoli, 1977 - Art - 208 pages
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Contents

Map showing the Principal Centers of Arab Painting
6
PART I
14
The Pleasures of the Court
41
The Emergent Awareness of the Everyday World
54
The Princely Style in the Persian Manner
61
Byzantine Art in Islamic Garb
67
The ArabMuslim Contribution
81
The Interplay of Cultural Strains
87
The External World
104
The Agonies of Love
125
The Impact of the Mongol Invasion
135
On Styles and Production Centers
161
Koran Illuminations from the Late 9th to the 14th Century
167
Last Ventures in Arab Painting
179
Bibliography
193
General Index
200

Fulfillment in Baghdad
97
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