Miniature and Small-Scale Paintings


A general category for very small paintings. In Persia, miniature paintings on paper, which were part of books or small albums, were an important genre between the 15th and 16th centuries. In Europe, the term “miniature” has applied to both the decorative elements of illuminated manuscripts and small paintings, which were popular between the 16th and 19th centuries.

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