The Art of Painting a Story: Narrative Images from Iran

December 22, 1991 – May 10, 1992

Arthur M. Sackler Gallery
1050 Independence Avenue, SW
Washington, DC

Sublevel 1 Floor Plan

View 28 paintings from Persian histories, epics, romances, and mystical poems that describe Iran's imaginative illustrative traditions. These works are all from the gallery's Henri Vever Collection of Islamic arts of the Koran.