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Rettig, Simon

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

selected publications

  • article

    • Rettig, Simon. 2021. "Illustrating Firdawsi's Book of Kings in the Early Qajar Era: The Case of the Ezzat-Malek Soudavar Shahnama." In Revealing the Unseen: New Perspectives on Qajar Art. Fellinger, Gwenaëlle A., Guillaume, Carol, and Gibson, Melanie, editors. 42–55. London, England: Gingko. 2021
    • Rettig, Simon. 2021. "Persian Tomb Cover." Manual: a journal about art and its making 15:16-17. 2021
    • Rettig, Simon. 2016. "A 'Timurid-like response' to the Qur'an of Gwalior? Manuscript W563 at the Walters Art Museum, Baltimore." in Le coran de Gwalior: Polysémies d'un manuscrit à peintures, edited by Burési, Monique and Brac de la Perrière, Éloïse., 191-205. Éditions de Boccard. https://doi.org/10.2307/j.ctvbqs3d9.16 2016
    • Rettig, Simon. 2016. "Ja'far Tabrizi, “Second Inventor” of the Nasta'līq Script, and the Diez Albums." in The Diez Albums: Contexts and Contents, edited by Gonnella, Julia, Weis, Friederike, and Rauch, Christoph., 194-217. Brill. https://doi.org/10.1163/9789004323483_008 2016
  • 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
  • chapter

    • Rettig, Simon. 2016. "Shaping the Word of God: Visual Codifications of the Qur'an between 1000 and 1700." in The Art of the Qur'an: Treasures from the Museum of Turkish and Islamic Arts, edited by Farhad, Massumeh and Rettig, Simon., 76-97. Arthur M. Sackler Gallery, Smithsonian Institution. 2016
  • information content entity

    • Rettig, Simon. 2021. "Made at the Request of Baysunghur? Exploring the Timurid Interventions in the Freer Khusraw-u Shirin." Given at Prince Baysunghur, Before & After: Timurid Manuscripts in Context, Persian Manuscripts Association Inaugural Symposium, November 6, 2021. 2021

editor of

  • book

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