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HART 633 Images Translated from Narrative to Visual in Ottoman and Safavid Miniature Painting 3 Credits
This course is an introduction to Ottoman and Safavid miniature painting. It aims to investigate the artist who translated the historical and literary narrative sources into manuscript illustrations; to study their modes of rendering; and to develop an understanding towards the interpretation of themes and subjects by building a familiarity with the examples of book painting and a close reading of the existing scholarly literature. It introduces some princely manuscripts produced at the Ottoman painting workshops by Ottoman painters depicting subject matter drawn from Islamic-Persian literature.
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ECTS Credit: 10 ECTS (10 ECTS for students admitted before 2013-14 Academic Year)
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