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Title Pages of perfection : Islamic paintings and calligraphy from the Russian Academy of Sciences, St. Petersburg / written by Yuri A.Petrosyan ... [and others] ; with essays by Marie Lukens Swietochowski and Stefano Carboni
Published Lugano, Switzerland : ARCH Foundation ; Milan : Electa, [1995]


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Description 339 pages : illustrations (chiefly color), map. ; 30 cm
Contents Preface / Anatoli A. Sobchak -- Preface / H.R.H. King Simeon of Bulgaria -- Preface / Francesca von Habsburg, Archduchess of Austria -- Acknowledgements / Francesca von Habsburg, Archduchess of Austria -- Introduction / Yuri A. Petrosyan -- The triumph of the Qalam / Oleg F. Akimushkin, Anas B. Khalidov. Efim A. Rezvan -- The Arabic manuscripts / Stefano Carboni -- The Persian manuscripts / Marie Lukens Swietochowski -- Transliteration -- Catalogue
Notes "An exhibition organized by the ARCH Foundation (Art Restoration for Cultural Heritage), Villa Favorita, Lugano, and the St. Petersburg branch of the Institute of Oriental Studies, Russian Academy of Sciences." -T.p. verso
Bibliography Bibliography: pages 336-339
Notes Catalogue of an exhibition held at the Musée du Petit Palais, Paris, 14th October 1994 - 8th January, 1995 ; Villa Favorita, Lugano, 2nd June 1995 - 12 August, 1995 and the Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, 15th September - 10th December, 1995
Subject Akademii͡a nauk SSSR -- Catalogs.
Institut vostokovedenii͡a (Rossiĭskai͡a akademii͡a nauk). Sankt-Peterburgskiĭ filial -- Exhibitions.
Islamic calligraphy -- Exhibitions.
Islamic illumination of books and manuscripts -- Exhibitions.
Islamic miniature painting -- Exhibitions.
Manuscripts, Arabic -- Exhibitions.
Manuscripts, Persian -- Exhibitions.
Islamic calligraphy -- Russia -- St. Petersburg -- Exhibitions
Islamic painting -- Exhibitions.
Islamic painting -- Russia -- St. Petersburg -- Exhibitions
Islamic calligraphy -- Russia -- St. Petersburg -- Catalogs
Islamic painting -- Russia -- St. Petersburg -- Catalogs
Genre/Form Exhibition catalogs.
Author Carboni, Stefano.
Petrosyan, Yuriy Aṣatovic̣
Swietochowski, Marie Lukens.
Villa Favorita (Lugano-Castagnola)
ARCH Foundation.
Institut vostokovedenii͡a (Akademii͡a nauk SSSR)
Metropolitan Museum of Art (New York, N.Y.)
Musée du Petit Palais (Paris, France)
Rossiĭskai͡a akademii͡a nauk.