David Roxburgh

David Roxburgh

Prince Alwaleed Bin Talal Professor of Islamic Art History; Chair of the Department of History of Art & Architecture
Ph.D. University of Pennsylvania
David Roxburgh

David Roxburgh's research addresses the medieval and early modern Islamic arts, with a particular emphasis upon calligraphy, book production, and collecting in the Persian and Ottoman world. He is the author of Prefacing the Image: The Writing of Art History in Sixteenth-Century Iran (Brill, 2001) and The Persian Album, 1400-1600: From Dispersal to Collection (Yale University Press, 2005), as well as the editor of Traces of the Calligrapher: Islamic Calligraphy in Practice, c. 1600-1900 (Houston Museum of Fine Arts, 2007).

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