Friday, September 14, 2012

Mesrop of Khizan ( 17th century )

The Harrowing of Hell

Mesrop of Khizan was one of several artists who worked primarily in Isfahan but who consistently called themselves Khizants'i, or "from Khizan."' Mesrop had learned illumination, copying, and binding in the scriptoria of Khizan.

Book arts of Isfahan: diversity and identity in seventeenth-century Persia
Alice Taylor, J. Paul Getty Museum

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