23 avril 2023

Landmark exhibition of Asian and Islamic works opens at the Walters Art Museum

BALTIMORE, MD.- This spring, the Walters Art Museum debuts Across Asia: Arts of Asia and the Islamic World. The exhibition features over 600 works of art spanning 5,000 years and marks the first time in the museum’s history that its core Asian and Islamic art collections are on view together. Across Asia highlights the connections among art, cultures, religions, and ideas across the vast geography of Asia, and includes examples of architecture, calligraphy, ceramics, cloisonné, enamelwork, lacquerware, manuscripts,... [Lire la suite]

15 novembre 2015

Walters Art Museum presents groundbreaking exhibition of Islamic art

Seyh Hamdullah (Islamic, 1436 (?)-1520), Album of Calligraphy, Turkey, opaque watercolor and ink on paper mounted on thin pasteboard bound between sheepskin-covered boards with gold and chamois leather. Folio H: 11 13/16 x W: 9 1/16 in. (30 x 23 cm). The Walters Art Museum (W.672). BALTIMORE, MD.- The great Mughal, Safavid, and Ottoman empires flourished during a time of rapid change and artistic innovation in the Islamic world, as people, ideas, and technologies spread across Europe and Asia. At the heart... [Lire la suite]
05 février 2014

The Topkapi Emerald Dagger

The Topkapi Emerald Dagger. The Topkapi Emerald Dagger is the renowned jewel-studded dagger of mid-18th century origin, preserved and displayed for public viewing at the treasury of the Topkapi Palace Museum, in Istanbul, Turkey. One side of the handle of the dagger is set with three large Colombian emeralds of good color and clarity whose size and prominence undoubtedly gave the dagger its popular name. The exquisitely crafted jewel-studded dagger was actually one of several other valuable gifts that was carried by an embassy of... [Lire la suite]
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