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Muhammad Zaman

 (late 17th Century)
Muhammad Zaman was active/lived in Iran, Islamic Republic of.  Muhammad Zaman is known for Miniature painting.

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Muhammad Zaman


Muhammad Zaman was a talented Persian-born artist who worked at the court of Shah 'Abbas II (r.1642-66), and continued painting until the end of the seventeenth century.  Unlike his contemporary 'Ali Quli Jabbadar, who was European-born but who developed a more Persianate style, Muhammad Zaman gradually turned towards more European modes of painting.

Most details of the artist's life have been derived through the content of his body of works, as little biographical detail for Muhammad Zaman exists.  At one point, it was thought that he had traveled in Italy, since his paintings imitate a European style and perspective, but it is far more likely that his inspiration was gained from the many European paintings and prints that circulat  ...  Displaying 750 of 2204 characters.



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