The tale and the imagePart 2,: Illustrated manuscripts and album paintings from Turkey and Iran
Part of the The Nasser D. Khalili Collection of Islamic Art series
A survey of 15th and 16th century illustrated copies of Nizami's Khamsah and of a collection of detached paintings and album leaves from Iran and Ottoman Turkey. Professor J.M. Rogers is a Fellow of the British Academy; Honorary Curator of the Nasser D.
Khalili Collection of Islamic Art, London, and a member of its editorial board; former Deputy Keeper in the Department of Oriental Antiquities in charge of Islam at the British Museum, London; and former Nasser D.
Khalili Professor of Islamic Art and Archaeology in the School of Oriental and African Studies, University of London.
He has worked extensively on the decorative arts, especially painting, of the Timurid, Ottoman and Safavid periods. Manijeh Bayani received her degree in art and archaeology from Tehran University.
A specialist in Arabic and Persian epigraphy, Manijeh has made important contributions to most of the catalogues in the Nasser D.
Khalili Collection of Islamic Art series.