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Farhad, Massumeh

Fellowship Advisor Freer Gallery of Art and the Arthur M. Sackler Gallery staff

Islamic Art, Persian painting.

Background And Education

Education And Training

Awards And Honors

Research And Grants

Publications

Selected Publications

  • Article

    • Farhad, Massumeh. 2012. "The Henri Vever Collection." Orientations, 43, (7) 57. 2012
  • Book

    • Farhad, Massumeh, McWilliams, Mary, and Rettig, Simon. 2017. A Collector's Passion: Ezzat-Malek Soudavar and Persian Lacquer. Freer and Sackler and Harvard Art Museums. 2017
    • Farhad, Massumeh. 2009. Falnama: The Book of Omens / Bagci, Serpil. Washington, D.C.: Arthur M. Sackler Gallery, Smithsonian Institution. 2009
  • Chapter

    • Farhad, Massumeh. 2016. "The Divan of Sultan Ahmad Jalayir and the Diez and Istanbul Albums." In The Diez Albums: Contexts and Contents. Gonnella, Julia, Weis, Friederike, and Rauch, Christoph, editors. 485–512. Leiden/Boston: Brill. https://doi.org/10.1163/9789004323483_019. 2016
    • Farhad, Massumeh. 2015. "Between the Past and the Future fālnāma (Book of Omens) in the 16th and early 17th Centuries." In People of the Prophet's House: Artistic and Ritual Expressions of Shi'i Islam. Suleman, Fahmida, editor. London: Azimuth Publications. 2015
    • Farhad, Massumeh. 2010. "Biblical Manuscripts." In Ideals of Beauty: Asian and American Art in the Freer and Sackler Galleries. 50–55. New York: Thams&Hudson. 2010
    • Farhad, Massumeh. 2010. "Islamic Art." In Ideals of Beauty: Asian and American Art in the Freer and Sackler Galleries. 118–137. New York: Thames&Hudson. 2010
    • Farhad, Massumeh. 2010. "The Ancient World." In Ideals of Beauty: Asian and American Art in the Freer and Sackler Galleries. 38–49. New York: Thames & Hudson. 2010
    • Farhad, Massumeh. 2007. "Isfahan XI. School of Painting and Calligraphy." In Encyclopaedia Iranica. 40–43. Boston: Routledge & Kegan Paul. 13 2007

Editor Of

  • Book

    • Farhad, Massumeh and Rettig, Simon, editors. 2016. The Art of the Qur'an: Treasures from the Museum of Turkish and Islamic Arts. Washington, DC: Arthur M. Sackler Gallery, Smithsonian Institution. 2016

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