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  Illuminating Women in the Medieval World

Illuminating Women in the Medieval World

Christine Sciacca

Saint, sinner, mother, virgin—medieval women have long been cast into a handful of archetypal roles, with little attention paid to their day-to-day existence or inner lives. Complete with gorgeous illustrations and engaging prose, Illuminating Women in the Medieval World offers a far more nuanced view through close examinations of women not only as they are depicted in illuminated manuscripts, but also as readers and patrons of the same works.

This publication accompanies an exhibition on view at the Getty Center through September 17, 2017.

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  Practical Discourses on the Most Noble Art of Painting

Practical Discourses on the Most Noble Art of Painting

Jusepe Martínez
Edited by Zahira Véliz
Translated by David McGrath and Zahira Véliz

Jusepe Martínez's Practical Discourses on the Most Noble Art of Painting (ca. 1673–75), though little known today, was highly influential on art, artists, and artistic practice and theory long after its publication. Buttressed by a thoughtful introduction and helpful notes, this volume is the first English translation of the Discourses, which, while circulated in manuscript copies, was not even published until the mid-nineteenth century.

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  Real Birds in Imagined Gardens: Mughal Painting between Persia and Europe

Real Birds in Imagined Gardens:
Mughal Painting between Persia and Europe

Kavita Singh

Accounts of paintings produced during the Mughal dynasty tend to trace a linear, evolutionary path and assert that, as European Renaissance prints reached and influenced Mughal artists, these painters abandoned a Persianate style in favor of a European one. In this incisive and vivid book, Kavita Singh counters these accounts by demonstrating that Mughal painting did not follow a single arc of stylistic evolution, but instead adopted and rejected both Persian and European styles in repeated cycles.

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