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ʿAbd Allāh Bukhārī
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ʿAbd Allāh Bukhārī was a painter of the 10th/16th century. Due to the lack of information on his life, we are obliged to confine ourselves purely to a study of his works. Among ʿAbd Allāh Bukhārī's favourite subjects were portraits of couples seated in a garden. These paintings reflect the influence of the Herat school during the 9th/15th to 10th/16th centuries, which was especially popular in Bukhārā. It is said that some of his paintings follow the style of Bihzād and other artists of Herat (Sou…

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Yadollah Gholami and Translated by Rahim Gholami, “ʿAbd Allāh Bukhārī”, in: Encyclopaedia Islamica, Editors-in-Chief: Farhad Daftary. Consulted online on 03 June 2023 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1875-9831_isla_SIM_0027>
First published online: 2015

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