A Colloquium on Persian Miniature Painting: Context and Conservation
A recently conserved folio from the Zafarnama of 1436 or Timur's Book of Conquest, reunited at LACMA with its facing page, will be discussed by Eleanor Sims, a London-based art historian and Yana Van Dyke, Associate Conservator at The Metropolitan Museum of Art in the context of Persian book painting and its conservation.
Brown Auditorium | Free, no reservations
Sponsored by the Farhang Foundation. Image: Left half of a double page composition of the Zafarnama copied for Ibrahim-Sultan. The Ambassadors of the Egyptian Sultan al-Nasir Faraj ibn Barquq present their gifts of tribute, including a giraffe, Iran, Shiraz, AH Dhu'l-Hijja 839/July 15-16, 1436, Ink, opaque watercolor, and gold on paper, Left-hand folio (fol. 399b), Worcester Art Museum (1935.26). Photo © 2011 Museum Associates/ LACMA.