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Painting and Illumination in Persian and Indian Books of the 16th and 17th centuries

Date: 2 July 2013 (Provisional Date)
Tutor(s): Anita Chowdry - Barbara Brend
Location: London
Number of participants: 8
Price: 135

This one-day seminar offers a close look at manuscript and album pages produced in Iran and India in the 16th and 17th centuries from the point of view of the artists and craftsmen who created them. It offers a unique opportunity to gain first-hand experience of studio techniques with Anita Chowdry and to enjoy close-up study room viewings of treasures in the British Library and British Museum collections with leading specialist Barbara Brend.

The studio session with Anita Chowdry will include demonstrations of techniques and handling of tools, pigments and materials, followed by visits to the collections.