In Harmony

The Norma Jean Calderwood Collection of Islamic Art
by Mary McWilliams, Jessica Chloros, Katherine Eremin, Walter B. Denny and Kni

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Pub Date: 2013
Format: Partial Slipcase Hardback with bw & color illus.
Pages: 303 pp.
Size: 14.00 x 11.00 inches

ISBN: 9780300176414
TB Code: 1606119
Availability: 79 in stock

A major philanthropist from the Boston area, Norma Jean Calderwood assembled an extensive collection of Islamic art, ranging from austere and powerful epigraphic ceramics of the 9th and 10th centuries to the introspective realism of late-19th-century portraiture. With more than fifty pieces of ceramics, the collection represents every significant period and technique in Persian pottery. It has particular strength in illustrations of the greatest epic poem in the Persian language, the Shahnama (Book of Kings) by Abu’l-Qasim Firdawsi, and also includes beautiful examples of album painting, drawing, and calligraphy.