Letters in Gold: Ottoman Calligraphy from the Sakp Sabanc Collection, Istanbul

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The catalogue for an exhibit at the Museum and travelling to Los Angeles and Harvard through 1999. Presents 71 examples of calligraphy collected by the Turkish businessman and philanthropist, among them exquisitely illuminated Korans and prayer manuals, elegantly decorated albums, and large-scale decorative compositions by renowned Ottoman calligraphers. The text provides information about specific artists and pieces and the tradition and techniques of the genre. A glossary defines Turkish words but does not indicate pronunciation. Annotation c. by Book News, Inc., Portland, Or.

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Book Description Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, 1998. Dust jacket. Condition: New. Dust Jacket Condition: New. 1st Edition. Original bdg. Dust wrapper. 4to. (29 x 25 cm). Edition in English. [xii], 196 p., color ills. Letters in gold: Ottoman calligraphy from the Sakip Sabanci Collection, Istanbul. [Exhibition catalogue]. Sept. 11 - Dec. 13, 1998. The Metropolitan Museum of Art. Edited by John P. O'Neill, Jane Bobko. The catalogue for an exhibit at the Museum and travelling to Los Angeles and Harvard through 1999. Presents 71 examples of calligraphy collected by the Turkish businessman and philanthropist, among them exquisitely illuminated Korans and prayer manuals, elegantly decorated albums, and large-scale decorative compositions by renowned Ottoman calligraphers. The text provides information about specific artists and pieces and the tradition and techniques of the genre. A glossary defines Turkish words but does not indicate pronunciation. Annotation c. by Book News, Inc., Portland, Or. Seller Inventory # 046865

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