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In 1893 a poster advertisements the April factor of Harpers per month journal seemed in newsstands and bookshops through the usa. the subject material used to be not like that of French posters of the interval this poster was once modest and the fashion limited. It used to be in contrast to different American posters as the product marketed used to be no longer quite a bit advertisement because it used to be highbrow. regardless of this quiet starting, the Harpers poster all started a revolution within the historical past of yank poster-making. The ebook and journal publishers who commissioned the 1st posters of this sort gave loose rein to their artists, lots of whom, like Edward Penfield, Will H. Bradley, Maxfield Parrish, and Ethel Reed, have been recognized illustrators of the time. so much of them signed their posters, which occasionally incorporated the identify of the printer besides. In different phrases, from the start the artistic personalities liable for the inventive statements have been stated within the American artwork posters of the Eighteen Nineties.

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Leather-strap-legged demon and ~skender. Ahmedî, ~skendernâme. Venice, Biblioteca Nazionale Marciana, Cod. or. 57, fol. 179a. 16 Only three of its twenty-one illustrations are painted on the pages of the manuscript. To fill the spaces reserved for the other illustrations, the rest consist of pasted-on fragments put together to form a scene, with added plain colors and plant or floral decoration. One of these collage paintings (fol. 134b) depicts the arrival of ~skender on Rayic Island in the Indian Ocean (fig.

3), one can observe their shared iconography, even though the styles are quite different. Thus, both poet and artist appropriate a series of established literary and pictorial elements and transfer them to a different context, where they acquire new meanings and associations. Ahmedî’s poem was composed both as an account of the legendary life story of ~skender and as an encyclopedic compendium of medieval knowledge. In creating his narrative, the author/poet used several scientific texts available to him.

Library, photograph albums of Abdulhamid II, no. 90473. TSM, A. 3594, fol. 129b; Esin Atæl, Levni and the Surname (Istanbul, 1999), p. 149. TSM, H. 802, fol. 134a; see Atasoy, Garden, fig. 4, p. 29. Istanbul Univ. Library T 5461; see Atasoy, Garden, fig. 11, p. 31. Atasoy, Garden, fig. 24, p. 37. Atasoy, Garden, fig. 16, p. 34. Günsel Renda, Batilila×ma döneminde Türk resim sanatæ 1700– 1850 (Ankara, 1977), pp. 80–84; Atasoy, Garden, pp. 264– 69. 20 nurhan atasoy old images for new texts and contexts 21 SERP~L BA²CI OLD IMAGES FOR NEW TEXTS AND CONTEXTS: WANDERING IMAGES IN ISLAMIC BOOK PAINTING The main characteristic of the art of painting in the Islamic world—be it in a manuscript, in an album, or on a wall—is its dependence, directly or indirectly, on a textual or oral narrative.

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