Technologies of the image : art in 19th-century Iran /

With a few notable exceptions, scholars have historically understudied and often underappreciated the art of Iran in the Qajar era (1779-1925). This catalogue presents a fresh take on the art of the period, setting aside the value judgments that shaped early responses to instead examine the effects...

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Other Authors / Creators:Roxburgh, David J., editor, author.
McWilliams, Mary, 1954- editor, author.
Emami, Farshid, author.
Schwerda, Mira Xenia, author.
Other Corporate Authors / Creators:Harvard Art Museums, host institution.
Format: Book
Language:English
Imprint: Cambridge, Mass. : Harvard Art Museums, [2017]
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Table of Contents:
  • Technologies of the image : art in 19th-century Iran / David J. Roxburgh
  • Qajar lacquer as a medium of exchange / Mary McWilliams
  • The lithographic image and its audiences / Farshid Emami
  • Iranian photography : from the court, to the studio, to the street / Mira Xenia Schwerda
  • Painting after photography in 19th-century Iran / David J. Roxburgh
  • Works in the exhibition.