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Turkish Miniature Paintings and Manuscripts from the Collection of Edwin Binney, 3rd

Turkish Miniature Paintings and Manuscripts from the Collection of Edwin Binney, 3rd( )
Author: Binney, Edwin
ISBN:978-0-300-20172-7
Publication Date:Sep 2013
Publisher:Yale University Press
Book Format:Paperback
List Price:USD $85.00
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Examples of the Turkish pictorial arts outside the Topkapu Saray Library in Istanbul are rare--a well-known fact that Dr. Binney demonstrates again in his introduction to this catalogue. Why so rare? For one thing, this art never achieved widespread support or appreciation within the Turkish empire. It was fostered only by the sultan's court and kept within the confines of the royal establishments. The fact that the Turks were Sunnis who followed the canonical law more...
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Pages:140
Detailed Subjects: Art / Collections, Catalogs, Exhibitions / General
Art / Middle Eastern
Art / History / General
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Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):8.5 x 9 Inches
Book Weight:1.2 Pounds

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