JAIC 1991, Volume 30, Number 2, Article 2 (pp. 125 to 144)
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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.

Article Sections:

1. INTRODUCTION
2. TREATISES ON PERSIAN PAINTING
3. PIGMENT ANALYSIS
4. OTHER MATERIALS USED BY MEDIEVAL PERSIAN PAINTERS
5. THE CLASSICAL TECHNIQUE
6. CONCLUSION
a: References , Author Information
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