At the Chester Beatty, ‘Meeting in Isfahan: Vision and Exchange in Safavid Iran’ explores the cosmopolitan city of Isfahan during its 17th and early 18th-century boom. With sixty-five works from the library’s Persian, Turkish, Arabic and Armenian collections, as well as early printed books and maps from Europe, the exhibition also features paintings and drawings by three of the most renowned artists of the Safavid period: Reza `Abbasi, Muhammad Zaman and Mu`in Musavvir.
Chester Beatty: 4 February – 28 August

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