Future Exhibitions – Louvre Museum
from 10-05-2007 to 01-07-2008
Masterpieces of Islamic Art from the Aga Khan Museum
Shah Abu’l-Ma’ali, signé par Maître Dust, Inde, vers 1556, gouache sur papier, AKTC, M. 126English translation via google:
Shah Abu’ l-Ma’ Ali, signed by Master Dust, India, towards 1556, gouache on paper, AKTC, Mr. 126© Aga Khan Trust for Culture
As a preview to the opening of the Aga Khan Museum in Toronto, this exhibition presents a selection of masterpieces, many of which come from Prince Saddrudin Aga Khan’s magnificent collection.Several folios from the most famous 16th-century Iranian manuscript, Shahnama (Book of Kings) of Shah Tahmasp, two wonderfully preserved medieval garments and diverse forms of calligraphy attest to the beauty and breadth of Islamic art from Spain to India.
Curator(s) : Sophie Makariou, chief curator, Department of Islamic Art, Musée du Louvre.
Click here for a four page Official Press release in French