Iranian arts and culture showcased in France

Iranian arts and culture showcased in France
ID : N-2155 Date : 2018/07/06 - 09:00

(Persia Digest) – “The rose empire – masterpieces of 19th-century art in Iran” is the title of an exhibition from the Qajar era which opened in France on 27 March 2018.

The opening ceremony was attended by the custodians of heritage from Iran and France in the Louvre-Lens Museum.

Visitors to the Museum can buy an 11-page brochure for two euros, with photos and information on the artifacts, accompanied by an audio guide. Ads for the exhibition have been put up in metro and train stations across Lens.

The price of tickets is ten euros for adults and five euros for the 18-25 age range.

The exhibition displays masterpieces of Iranian art from the 19th century. Nineteen of these are from the Golestan Palace in Tehran, including the large “Fathali Shah Guard Salute” painting and two exquisite paintings from the National Museum of Iran. Three smaller paintings on canvas by Kamal-ol-Molk and Mosavar-al-Mamalek, and two paintings by Nasser-e-Din Shah, are also part of the collection.

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