Persian Painting, Five Royal Safavid Manuscripts of the Sixteenth Century.
Welch, Stuart Cary.
Price: 45.00 USD
New York: George Braziller, 1976. 4to. 127 pp. 48 full page color plates. 26 b/w illus. bibliography. "The manuscripts are the Shah-Nama of Firdawsi, collected works of Mir'Ali Shir Nawa'i, Diwanof Hafiz, Khamsa of Nizami and Haft Awrang of Jami. This is a popular book not intended for the five or six specialists of Safavid art but for everyone. Hopefully, it will open many eyes to the deeper joys of Iranian painting, which too often is considered precious or slight". fine in dj.