JAIC 1991, Volume 30, Number 2, Article 2 (pp. 125 to 144)
A STUDY OF THE MATERIALS USED BY MEDIEVAL PERSIAN PAINTERS
NANCY PURINTON, & MARK WATTERS
ABSTRACT—The paper includes a comparison of information about pigments in the literature on Persian painting to an analysis of the pigments in a group of Persian paintings at the Los Angeles County Museum of Art. A description of the classical medieval Persian painting technique is given as it is described in the liteature.