Art History at The Brown Fine Arts Library
Located on the 3rd floor of Fondren Library, the Brown Fine Arts Library contains over 215,000 volumes related to art, architecture, photography, and music. An additional 43,500 volumes are housed in the Library Service Center. Several special collections of art and music may be consulted in the Woodson Research Center.
All media and periods of art & architectural history are represented with particular emphasis on:
Selected histories of Islamic art and architecture:
Islamic Architecture by John D. Hoag. New York: Abrams, 1977.
Art NA380 .H58 1977
Islamic Art and Architecture by Richard Ettinghausen, Oleg Grabar, et al. New Haven, Conn.: Yale University Press, 2001.
Art N6260 .E79 2001
The Art and Architecture of Islam 1250 - 1800 by Sheila S. Blair and Jonathan M. Bloom. New Haven, Conn.: Yale University Press, 1994.
Art N6260 .B56 1994
Selected histories of Miniature Painting, Calligraphy, Ceramics:
Ceramics from Islamic Lands by Oliver Watson. London: Thames and Hudson, 2004.
Art NK3880 .W38 2004
Masterpieces from the Department of Islamic Art in the Metropolitan Museum of Art. Edited by Maryam D. Ekhtiar. New York: Metropolitan Museum of Art, 2011.
Art N6263 .N4 M47 2011
Mostly Miniatures: An Introduction to Persian Painting by Oleg Grabar. Princeton, N.J.: Princeton University Press, 2000.
Art ND3241 .G6713 2000
Nasser D. Khalili Collection of Islamic Art. Julian Raby, general editor. New York: Nour Foundation, Oxford University Press, 1992 -. Incomplete holdings of a projected 30 volume set.
Art N6264 .G7 L667 1992 Restricted
Persian Painting: The Arts of the Book and Portraiture by Adel T. Adamova and Manijeh Bayani. London: Thames and Hudson, 2015.
Art ND3241 .A343 2015
Splendor of Islamic Calligraphy by Abdelkebir Khatibi. New York: Thames and Hudson, 1996.
Art NK3636.5 .A2 K4613