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Tales and legends in Persian, Mughal and Turkish miniatures

British Library. Department of Oriental Manuscripts and Printed Books.

Tales and legends in Persian, Mughal and Turkish miniatures

[catalogue of] an exhibition from 3 September, 1979 to 2 March, 1980.

by British Library. Department of Oriental Manuscripts and Printed Books.

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Published by British Library Board in [London] .
Written in English


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Open LibraryOL14157589M

Read Turkish fairy tales collected from authors such as Dr. Ignácz Kúnos and Andrew Lang. Jump to full list of Turkish tales.. About: Turkish folklore is full of stories featuring supernatural creatures such as dragons, elves, wizards, genies (called “dews”) and more. Plants and gardens in Persian, Mughal, and Turkish art. London: British Library, © (OCoLC) Material Type: Government publication, National government publication: Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors: Norah M Titley.

  A bloodied and mutilated elephant fills the bottom left of the Mughal miniature Fall of the Giant (–79), its writhing trunk and dappled skin portrayed in painful, exquisite detail. Above the elephant leaps a hero about to hurl the villain to his death, surrounded by celebrating musicians and bystanders scrambling to get out of the way.   ‘Move over, ye bejewelled, bare-chested beauties’, they might say, gazing at a Mughal miniature depicting a saucy scene in the book, ‘and make way for the Sheikh!’ The obscure religion.

The social conditions necessary to support a vital system of patronage were essential for the creation of miniature paintings, particularly those of the Persian courts and the Mughal dynasty. Because miniature paintings required many man hours of labor and costly materials such as fine paper, pure mineral pigments, and gold leaf, an economic.   ABOUT four years ago, the historian William Dalrymple surprised many book lovers with a fine study of painting and literature during the Mughal age. Students of history knew well the miniature works done during the time of the Mughal ruler Jahangir and, indeed, had more than a passing fancy for the pietra dura technique of that period. Yet.


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Mughal support for illustrations and commissions of Persian epics and poetry stories helped spread the art of miniatures as well as the stories themselves to other princely states across India. At the British Library exhibit was an 18th century illustration of an episode from Firdausi’s epic, the Shahnameh.

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Through the various Mughal Miniature Paintings, artists commissioned by Mughal emperors like Babur, Akbar, Jahangir and Shahjahan, have portrayed the society, royal life, dynastic traditions and ambitions of the Mughal times.

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The marvelous cities like Fatehpur Sikri and Shahjahanabad were established during their reign along with several majestic forts, mosques, and mausoleums throughout their kingdom.