07 avril 2011

Sotheby’s Sells An Illustrated Folio From The Shahnameh for £7.4 Million Setting Auction Record For An Islamic Work of Art

FARIDUN IN THE GUISE OF A DRAGON TESTS HIS SONS: ILLUSTRATED FOLIO FROM THE SHAHNAMEH OF SHAH TAHMASP, ATTRIBUTED TO AQA MIRAK, PERSIA, TABRIZ, ROYALATELIER, CIRCA 1525-35.  Photo: Sotheby's LONDON, WEDNESDAY, 6 APRIL, 2011 --- Today, Sotheby’s London established a new record for an Islamic work of art at auction when an illustrated folio from the Shahnameh made for Shah Tahmasp of Persia, universally acknowledged as one of the supreme illustrated manuscripts of any period or culture and among the greatest works of art in the... [Lire la suite]
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