Mirza Gadim Iravani

Visual Artist

1825 – 1875

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Who was Mirza Gadim Iravani?

Mirza Gadim Iravani, was an Azerbaijani ornamentalist artist and portraitist, founder of Azerbaijani panel painting, whose works greatly influenced Azerbaijani visual art of the modern period.

Iravani is famed both for his pictures-stencils for embroidery, mural paintings, jewelry, lacquer paintings and glass paintings. His most famous works are portraits Sitting Woman, Young man, Fath Ali Shah" and four big portraits painted in oil, in the 1850s, on the walls of the Palace of Erivan sardars.

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Born
1825
Yerevan
Lived in
  • Yerevan
Died
1875
Yerevan

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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