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Copy of a tile panel
  • Copy of a tile panel
    Léon Parvillée, born 1830 - died 1885
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Copy of a tile panel

  • Place of origin:

    Bursa (city) (made)

  • Date:

    third quarter 19th century (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Léon Parvillée, born 1830 - died 1885 (artist)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    tempera and gouache

  • Museum number:

    43-1893

  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level C, case MB2D, shelf DR56, box SS46

Physical description

Copy in tempera and gouache of portion of an ornamental panel of tiles, forming part of the internal decoration of the Tomb (Yeshil Turbeh) of the Sultan Mahomet I (1413 - 1421) at Broussa; it is painted with a spray of carnations; at the end are two spandril-shaped compartments, and along one side a row of ornamental leaves. There are also four borders from the same place with strapwork and floral decoration, a hexagonal tile with a floral design, and a pencil sketch of a small pointed panel with arabesque ornament.

Place of Origin

Bursa (city) (made)

Date

third quarter 19th century (made)

Artist/maker

Léon Parvillée, born 1830 - died 1885 (artist)

Materials and Techniques

tempera and gouache

Dimensions

Height: 575 mm, Width: 887 mm

Descriptive line

Léon Parvillée. Copy of portion of an ornamental panel of tiles, forming part of the internal decoration of the Tomb of the Sultan Mahomet I. Third quarter 19th century.

Bibliographic References (Citation, Note/Abstract, NAL no)

118
Labrusse, Remi. Islamophilie. L'Europe moderne et les arts de l'Islam. Lyon : Musee des Beaux-Arts de Lyon, 2011

Materials

Tempera; Gouache

Techniques

Tempera; Drawing

Subjects depicted

Tombs; Floral ornaments

Categories

Islam; Tiles; Architectural fittings

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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