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Wednesday, September 20, 2017


Exhibition Public - USA & Canada

A New Light on Bernard Berenson: Persian Paintings from Villa I Tatti

University Research Gallery, Harvard Art Museums
32 Quincy Street,
Cambridge, Massachusetts, USA
May 20, 2017 To Aug 13, 2017


Detail: This focused exhibition features illustrated Persian manuscripts and detached folios that were collected in the early 20th century by Harvard alumnus Bernard Berenson (1865–1959), the famous American art historian and connoisseur of Italian Renaissance painting.

Phone No.: 1 (617) 495-9400
Site URL: http://www.harvardartmuseums.org/visit/exhibitions/5231/a-new-light-on-bernard-berenson-persian-paintings-from-villa-i-tatti

Chess versus Backgammon, illustrated folio from an Anthology of Persian Treatises
Chess versus Backgammon, illustrated folio from an Anthology of Persian Treatises
Afghanistan, Herat, Timurid period, 1427
Ink, colors, silver, and gold on paper

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