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Fifteenth-Century Persian Painting: Problems and Issues

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In this book, B.W. Robinson traces the development of the different styles of Persian painting during the fifteenth century, and considers a number of the problems and issues involved in establishing a methodology and system of classification for Persian painting of that period.

Robinson begins, by way of background, with a review of the schools of Herat and Shiraz up to th
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Paperback, 92 pages
Published March 1st 1993 by New York University Press (first published September 1st 1991)
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The Telegraph yesterday, 1/3, reported the sad news of the death of Basil William Robinson, author and Orientalist, on December 29th at the age of 93.

Born in London June 20, 1912, Robinson was educated at Winchester, and at Corpus Christi College, Oxford. While at Oxford, he prepared a a B.Litt. thesis on the collection of Persian miniatures in the Bodleian Library, which many years later was to f
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