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History of Art Colloquium with Ulrich Marzolph: The Pictorial Representation of Shiite Themes...

Monday, October 17, 2011
12:00 AM
Room 180, Tappan Hall

HISTORY OR ART COLLOQUIUM WITH ULRICH MARZOLPH: THE PICTORIAL REPRESENTATION OF SHIITE THEMES IN LITHOGRAPHED BOOKS OF THE QAJAR PERIOD The Qajar period witnessed a strong resurgence of Shiite religious sentiment that is particularly visible in the areas of drama and literature. This presentation is to discuss those scenes that are illustrated with a certain frequency in different books, focusing in particular on the iconic character of lithographic illustrations.