Best of Farshchian
Number of pages: 47
Mahmoud Farshchian (January 24, 1930-) is a world renowned master of Persian painting and miniatures. He was born in the city of Isfahan in Iran(persia), a place famed for its art and artists, and it was here where he started to learn art and painting. His masterpieces have been hosted by several museums and exhibitions worldwide. He's the most prominent modernizer of the field of miniatures, an art form which was first established in China and later spread along Persia and other Middle eastern countries.
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by William Andrew Emerson - Lee and Shepard Publishers
Practical instruction in the art for persons wishing to learn without an instructor. The book contains a description of tools and apparatus used, explaining the manner of engraving various classes of work. A history of the art is also given.
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