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Ars orientalis: arts of Islam and the East

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Holdings Vol. 1, 1954 - Vol. 10, 1975 ; Vol. 35, 2008-
Title Ars orientalis : arts of Islam and the East
Publisher Washington : Smithsonian, 1954-
Physical desc. v. ; ill, fold. plan ; 31 cm.
Note Ref. to Dr. Elaine Wright, Curator of the Islamic Collections, Chester Beatty Library, in Vol. 35 (p. 243-246)
Vol. 38: Theorizing cross-cultural interaction among the ancient and early medieval Mediterranean, Near East and Asia / Edited by Matthew P. Canepa.
Vol. 39: CBL illustrations in: 'Dressing Turks in the French manner': Mouradgea d’Ohsson’s Panorama of the Ottoman Empire / Elisabeth A. Fraser (p. 217, fig. 17: T 414, f. 53a; p. 218, fig. 19: T 414, f. 121; p. 219, fig. 21: T 414, f. 130a).
Vol. 42: "Earlier versions of these papers were presented at Objects, collections, and cultures, a two-day symposium organized by the Historians of Islamic Art Association and held at the Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery in October 2010" -- T.p. verso.
CBL illustrations: p. 57 (Per 212, fol. 26b); ref. to CBL MS: p. 147 (Ar 4237).
Contents Vol. 35: Illustrated books may be hazardous to your health: a new reading of the Arabic reception and rendition of the Materia Medica of Dioscorides / George Saliba and Linda Komaroff. -- Pluralism of styles in sixth-century China: a reaffirmation of Indian models / Angela Howard. -- Imperial portraiture as symbol of political legitimacy: a new study in the Portraits of successive emperors / Ning Qiang. -- Hu Zhengyan: fashioning biography / Suzanne E. Wright. -- The world's a stage: the theatricality of Chen Hongshou's figure painting / Shi-yee Liu. -- Goryeo Buddhist painting in an interregional context / Yukio Lippit. -- Book reviews: Gender and power in the Japanese visual field, edited by Joshua S. Mostow, Norman Bryson, and Maribeth Graybill [and] The artist as professional in Japan, edited by Melinda Takeuchi / Morgan Pitelka. -- Shahnama: the visual language of the Persian Book of kings, edited by Robert Hillenbrand / David J. Roxburgh. -- Elegant debts: the social art of Wen Zhengmin, by Craig Clunas / Susan E. Nelson.
Vol. 42: Oleg Grabar and the University of Michigan / Margaret Cool Root -- The art of the object. The language of objects in the Islamic world: how we translate and interpret it / Lisa Golombek -- Objects as paradigms and enigmas. A poetic vessel from everyday life: the Freer incense burner / Metzada Gelber -- Saracen or Pisan? the use and meaning of the Pisa griffin on the Duomo / Lamia Balafrej -- Text and paintings in the al-Wāsitī Maqāmāt / Bernard O'Kane -- Objects as documents. Between astrology and anatomy: updating Qazwīnī's ʿAjāʾib al-makhlūqāt in mid-sixteenth-century Iran / Karin Rührdanz -- Patron and craftsman of the Freer Mosul ewer of 1232: a historical and legal interpretation of the roles of Tilmīdh and Ghulām in Islamic metalwork / Ruba Kana'an -- An Artuqid candlestick from the al-Aqsa Museum: object as document / Hana Taragan -- Fit for the court: Ottoman royal costumes and their tailors, from the sixteenth to eighteenth century / Bahattin Yaman -- Cultures of collecting. A Mediterraneanist's collection: Henri Pharaon's 'treasure house of Arab art' / May Farhat -- On the crossroads: objects from the Islamic world in Habsburg collections in the late sixteenth and early seventeenth centuries / Barbara Karl -- The album of Ahmed I / Emine Fetvacı -- Cross-cultural connections. The Gulistān of Saʿdī: attributed to Yāqūt al-Mustaāʿsimī and its multiple identities: from the Mongols to the Mughals and beyond / Nourane Ben Azzouna -- Mughal interventions in the Rampur Jāmiʿ al-tavārīkh / Yael Rice -- Bible illustration in tenth-century Iberia: reconsidering the role of al-Andalus in the León Bible of 960 / Krysta L. Black -- Close encounters in the Freer. The Freer canteen, reconsidered / Heather Ecker and Teresa Fitzherbert -- Event and memory: the Freer Gallery's siege scene plate / Renata Holod -- A silver 'stand' with eagles in the Freer Gallery / Lawrence Nees.
Subject Chester Beatty Library -- Manuscript -- T 414
Chester Beatty Library -- Manuscript -- Per 212
Chester Beatty Library -- Manuscript -- Ar 4237
Art, Islamic -- Periodicals
Art, Oriental -- Periodicals
Art -- Periodicals
Added name(s) - Corporate Smithsonian Institution
Related title Continues: Ars islamica
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