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Painting in Islam, A Study of the Place of Pictorial Art in Muslim Culture


Indicates the place of painting in the Islamic world, both in relation to those theological circles which condemned the practice of it, and to those persons who, disregarding the prohibitions of religion, consulted their own taste in encouraging it.
Publisher: Gorgias Press LLC
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SKU (ISBN): 1-59333-121-5
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Publication Status: In Print

Publication Date: Dec 1,2002
Interior Color: Black
Trim Size: 8.25 x 10.75
Page Count: 0
ISBN: 1-59333-121-5
$98.00
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This book indicates the place of painting in the culture of the Islamic world, both in relation to those theological circles which condemned the practice of it, and to those persons who, disregarding the prohibitions of religion, consulted their own tastes in encouraging it. Contains over 60 illustrations.

This book indicates the place of painting in the culture of the Islamic world, both in relation to those theological circles which condemned the practice of it, and to those persons who, disregarding the prohibitions of religion, consulted their own tastes in encouraging it. Contains over 60 illustrations.

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Thomas Arnold

  • List of Illustrations
  • Notes on the Illustrations
  • The Attitude of the Theologians of Islam towards painting
  • Difficulties in the way of the study of Muslim painting
  • The Origins of painting in the Muslim world
  • The painters and their manner of working
  • The subject-matter of Islamic paintings
  • Religious art in Islam
  • Buraq
  • Portraiture
  • The expression of emotion
  • A chapter of Biography
  • Index of manuscripts
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