Aga Mirak Isfahani

The following article is from The Great Soviet Encyclopedia (1979). It might be outdated or ideologically biased.

Aga Mirak Isfahani

 

Artist of the 16th-century Tabriz school of miniatures and ivory carver. Painter of several miniatures, including Mejnun Among the Wild Beasts, in the famous Khamsah manuscript by Nizami (1539–43, British Museum, London). His works are distinguished by harmonious composition, subtle use of color, and extremely fine elaboration of detail.

REFERENCES

Kaziev, A. Iu. Miniatiury rukopisi “Khamsah” Nizami 1539–1543 gg. Baku, 1964.
Stchoukine, J. Les peintures des manuscrits safavis de 1502 ä 1587. Paris, 1959.
The Great Soviet Encyclopedia, 3rd Edition (1970-1979). © 2010 The Gale Group, Inc. All rights reserved.
Mentioned in ?