Online Lecture: “Not a Copy” – ‘The Power of Duplication: Medieval Persian Painting through Photographs, ca. 1890- 1920’, Yuka Kadoi (Institute of Art History, University of Vienna), 28th April 2021 17:30-19:00 (BST)

During the formative period of Persian art history in the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries, photographic reproductions played a key role in the construction process of chronological and iconographical narratives. This paper explores an alternative history of medieval Persian painting by looking at the production and distribution of photographic reproductions. Often commissioned by dealers,Continue reading “Online Lecture: “Not a Copy” – ‘The Power of Duplication: Medieval Persian Painting through Photographs, ca. 1890- 1920’, Yuka Kadoi (Institute of Art History, University of Vienna), 28th April 2021 17:30-19:00 (BST)”