Heaven on Earth: Art from Islamic Lands: Works from the State Hermitage Museum and the Khalili Collection

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Heaven on Earth: Art from Islamic Lands: Works from the State Hermitage Museum and the Khalili Collection

Heaven on Earth Art from Islamic Lands Works from the State Hermitage Museum and the Khalili Collection From the galleries of The State Hermitage Museum in St Petersburg and the Khalili Collection in London comes this dazzling display of art from the Islamic world The exhibits which are of great cultur

  • Title: Heaven on Earth: Art from Islamic Lands: Works from the State Hermitage Museum and the Khalili Collection
  • Author: Mikhail Piotrovsky
  • ISBN: 9783791330556
  • Page: 139
  • Format: Hardcover
  • From the galleries of The State Hermitage Museum in St Petersburg and the Khalili Collection in London comes this dazzling display of art from the Islamic world The exhibits, which are of great cultural, religious and aesthetic importance, include Qur ans, textiles, jewelled objects and hardstones, metalwork, ceramics and paintings, and offer a superb introduction to theFrom the galleries of The State Hermitage Museum in St Petersburg and the Khalili Collection in London comes this dazzling display of art from the Islamic world The exhibits, which are of great cultural, religious and aesthetic importance, include Qur ans, textiles, jewelled objects and hardstones, metalwork, ceramics and paintings, and offer a superb introduction to the fine and decorative arts of the Islamic world Ranging in date from the ninth to the nineteenth century and covering an area from Spain and the Arab world to Persia and the Indian subcontinent, they are a vivid demonstration of the well known Muslim tradition Verily, God is beautiful and loves all beauty Authoritative essays by distinguished Islamic scholars, a map, glossary, and 145 colour photographs make this book an indispensable addition to the library of all who are interested in Islamic art and culture.

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