HART 633 Images Translated from Narrative to Visual in Ottoman and Safavid Miniature Painting
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.
SU Credits : 3
ECTS Credit : 10
Prerequisite : -
Corequisite : -