Articles in journals

  • Keelan Overton, “Book Culture, Royal Libraries, and Persianate Painting in Bijapur, circa 1580-1630.” Muqarnas: An Annual on the Visual Cultures of the Islamic World 33 (2016): 91-154. [pdf]

  • Keelan Overton, “From Pahlavi Isfahan to Pacific Shangri La: Reviving, Restoring, and Reinventing Safavid Aesthetics, c. 1920-40.” West 86th: A Journal of Decorative Arts, Design History, and Material Culture 19, 1 (Spring-Summer 2012): 61-87. [print pdf] [online version]
  • Keelan Overton, “A History of Ottoman Art History through the Private Database of Edwin Binney, 3rd.” Journal of Art Historiography 6, special volume on “Islamic Art Historiography,” eds. Moya Carey and Margaret Graves (June 2012): 1-19. [pdf]

Essays in edited volumes (book chapters)

  • Keelan Overton and Kristine Rose-Beers (with contributions by Bruce Wannell), “Indo-Persian Histories from the Object Out: the St Andrews Qur’an manuscript between Timurid, Safavid, Mughal, and Deccani worlds.” Chapter 10 in Iran and the Deccan: Persianate Art, Culture, and Talent in Circulation, 1400-1700, ed. Keelan Overton. Bloomington, IN: Indiana University Press, 2020, 257-336.
    • This essay is the first interdisciplinary and detailed analysis of the codex. It features 27 figures and 4 tables documenting the manuscript’s biography and intervention, ownership marks, textblock, and binding. Also see our previous Blogs.
  • Keelan Overton, Vida de Jacques de Coutre: A Flemish account of Bijapuri visual culture in the shadow of Mughal felicity.” In The Visual World of Muslim India: The Art, Culture and Society of the Deccan in the Early Modern Era, ed. Laura Parodi. London: I.B. Tauris, 2014, 233-64. [pdf]

  • Keelan Overton. “‘Maid killing a snake’ and ‘Dervish receiving a visitor:’ A Re-examination of Bijapuri masterpieces through the lens of the Lucknow copy.” In Indo-Muslim Cultures in Transition, eds. Alka Patel and Karen Leonard. Leiden: Brill, 2012, 37-60. [pdf]

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