All aspects of Islamic art and its influences in, and on, Florence from the early Renaissance period up to the modern era are covered in this survey, dual venue, exhibition curated by Giovanni Curatola.
The catalogue includes essays on Islamic objects depicted in Florentine art during the Renaissance, near Eastern ceramics imported into Florence and its influence on local production, Islamic metalwork in Italy up to the end of the 16th century, Florentine and Islamic textiles, the collecting of carpets and a study of the Islamic arms in the Medici armoury.
351 pages with over 450 colour illustrations
Text in Italian.
117853 £ 50.00
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Treasures from the Al Thani collection.
The Palace Museum and The Al Thani Collection. Exhibition: Beijing, Palace Museum, 2018. Two concurrent exhibitions in the Meridian Hall Galleries of the Forbidden City.
Exhibition 1. The Gems and Jewels of India
Volume I. 399 pages.
Exhibition 2. Masterpieces from a Royal Collection
Volumes II & III. 751 pages.
A lavishly illustrated three volume set bound with stiff paper covers in two slipcases. A monumental survey of pieces from the Al Thani Collection together with a very few select loans.
Text in English and Chinese.
117863 £ 350.00