The exhibition offers the first opportunity to see “Illustrated Persian manuscripts and detached folios that were collected in the early 20th century by Bernard Berenson (865-1959) .This exhibition “sheds important new light on Berenson’s little-known and understudied Persian collection, highlighting current research from various scholars on Berenson’s collecting interests and the artistic and cultural significance of the objects” (Citation). 

This exhibition is on view at the Harvard Art Museum through August 13, 2017.

Villa I Tatti, The Harvard University Center for Italian Renaissance Studies