Islamic Art in Cairo: From the Seventh to the Eighteenth Centuries

Carpets from the Islamic World, 1600–1800
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After his conversion to Islam he was known as Idris, or Edris, Effendi.

He made early and important contributions to the field of Egyptology and Oriental studies in general, but much about his origins and background remains unknown. His role as a founding father of the science of Egyptology is rarely recognized, perhaps because he instigated the removal of antiquities from Egypt to France.

Islamic Art Cairo 7th 18th by Prisse Davennes

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Author Prisse d'Avennes, Physical Description x, p. Subjects Islamic art -- Egypt -- Cairo -- Pictorial works.

Islamic Art in Cairo: From the Seventh to the Eighteenth Centuries

Art -- Egypt -- Cairo -- Pictorial works. Islamic architecture -- Egypt -- Cairo -- Pictorial works. Decoration and ornament, Islamic -- Pictorial works. Notes "A Zeitouna book. View online Borrow Buy Freely available Show 0 more links Seller Inventory More information about this seller Contact this seller 1.

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In , a brilliant young French engineer and draftsman arrived in Alexandria at the start of a long and fruitful love affair with Egypt and its art, both ancient and contemporary. Emile Prisse d'Avennes spent a total of nineteen years in Egypt, traveling throughout the country to collect the stunning images that he later published in Paris in two collections, "Atlas de l'histoire de l'art egyptien" and "L' Art arabe".

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It is the illustrations from the latter that make up this volume. Prisse's masterly renderings of Cairo's mosques and their decorations more than retain their impact today: they still have the power to amaze and delight, while at the same time carrying valuable historical and artistic information for specialists studying Islamic art and architecture.

As Professor George Scanlon says in his Introduction to the volume: "For those passionate about the Islamic legacy of Egypt - may they admire and stand grateful. Seller Inventory AA More information about this seller Contact this seller 2. More information about this seller Contact this seller 3.

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