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Lionel Bier Drawings of Monuments and Sites in Iran

Creator:
Bier, Lionel D., 1942-2004  Search this
Extent:
29 Items (architectural drawings)
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Architectural drawings
Place:
Iran
USA -- New York -- New York
Date:
1975-1976
Scope and Contents:
Twenty-nine ink and pencil drawings documenting, usually both in plan and elevation, a number of both pre-Islamic and Islamic Iranian architectural monuments, executed on site between 1975 and 1976. Focus primarily is on Sassanian sites. Sites covered include: Bishapur, Firuzabad, Istakhr, Masjid-i Sang, Sarvistan, and Shari-i Ij
Arrangement:
2 flat folders arranged from smaller to largest
Biographical / Historical:
The late Lionel D. Bier, art historian and archaeologist, taught art history at Brooklyn College for more than 30 years. He was primarily active in researching the archaeological record of pre- and early-Islamic Iran. Among his noted publications are: Sarvistan: A Study in Early Iranian Architecture (1986) and The Sassanian Palaces and their Influence in Early Islam, from Ars Orientalis (Vol. 23, 1993).
Local Numbers:
FSA A2004.05
Restrictions:
Collection is open for research.
Rights:
Restricted: Bishapur drawings ; until permission by granted by Iranian authorities
Permission to publish, quote, or reproduce must be secured from the repository.
Topic:
Archaeology -- Iran  Search this
Architecture, -- Sassanid  Search this
Genre/Form:
Architectural drawings
Identifier:
FSA.A2004.05
Archival Repository:
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-fsa-a2004-05
Online Media:

Carol Bier and Lionel Bier Collection

Creator:
Bier, Carol  Search this
Bier, Lionel D., 1942-2004  Search this
Extent:
2,500 Frames ((2 binders), black and white)
Culture:
Sassanians  Search this
Qashqāʼī (Turkic people) -- Iran  Search this
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Frames
Negatives
Slides (photographs)
Place:
Mamasani (Iran)
Iran -- Fars
Date:
undated
Scope and Contents:
Photographs taken by Carol Bier and Lionel Bier, comprising two binders of black and white 35mm negatives and contact sheets as well as a collection of color slides documenting both pre-Islamic and Islamic Iranian architectural monuments, taken 1975-1976. Focus primarily on the Sasanian sites of Fars province, focusing on built monuments, rock reliefs, and rock-cut monuments. Sites include: Firuzabad, Naqshi-Rustam, Naqshi-Rajab, Bishapur, Sarvistan, and Taq-i Bustan. Also includes a small number of ethnographic images by Carol Bier, predominanly of the Qashqai and Mamasani. Some of these images have been used previously in publications by both the authors themselves as well as other scholars.
Arrangement:
Negatives: organized in 1 box (1 linear foot)
Biographical / Historical:
Carol Bier is an historian of Islamic art who is Research Associate at The Textile Museum in Washington, DC, where she served as Curator for Eastern Hemisphere Collections from 1984-2001. Her research focuses on Islamic patterns as intersections of art and mathematics.
The late Lionel D. Bier, art historian and archaeologist, taught art history at Brooklyn College for more than 30 years. He was primarily active in researching the archaeological record of pre- and early-Islamic Iran. Among his noted publications are: Sarvistan: A Study in Early Iranian Architecture (1986) and The Sassanian Palaces and their Influence in Early Islam, from Ars Orientalis (Vol. 23, 1993)
Local Numbers:
FSA A2008.01
Restrictions:
Collection is open for research.
Rights:
Permission to publish, quote, or reproduce must be secured from the repository.
Topic:
Archaeology -- Iran  Search this
Architecture, Sassanid  Search this
Genre/Form:
Negatives
Slides (photographs) -- 1950-2000
Identifier:
FSA.A2008.01
Archival Repository:
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-fsa-a2008-01

Splendeur des Sassanides : l'empire perse entre Rome et la Chine, 224-642 : 12 février au 25 avril 1993

Author:
Musées royaux d'art et d'histoire (Belgium)  Search this
Crédit communal de Belgique  Search this
Physical description:
310 pages : illustrations (some color), maps ; 30 cm
Type:
Exhibitions
Exhibition catalogs
History
Place:
Iran
Date:
1993
To 640
Topic:
Art, Sassanid  Search this
Sassanids  Search this
Kunst  Search this
History  Search this
Call number:
N7283 .S65 1993
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_880176

La découverte d'un château-fort du début de l'époque islamique à Pūskān (Irān) : survivance d'éléments architecturaux sassanides / L. vanden Berghe

Author:
Berghe, Louis vanden  Search this
Physical description:
85 pages : illustrations, maps, plans ; 28 cm
Type:
Books
Place:
Iran
Pūskān Site (Iran)
Date:
1990
Topic:
Fortification  Search this
Architecture  Search this
Sassanids  Search this
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_1088057

Stucco from Chal Tarkhan-Eshqabad near Rayy / [by] Deborah Thompson ; including illustrations of the excavated ostraca from the same site

Author:
Thompson, Deborah  Search this
Physical description:
xvi, 329 p., [36] p. of plates, [6] leaves of plates (5 fold.) : ill., map, plans ; 31 cm
Type:
Books
Place:
Iran
Chal Tarkhan-Eshqabad site (Iran)
Date:
1976
Topic:
Stucco  Search this
Architecture, Sassanid  Search this
Ostraka  Search this
Antiquities  Search this
Call number:
913.355 .T8
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_860962

Sarvistan : a study in early Iranian architecture / Lionel Bier

Author:
Bier, Lionel  Search this
College Art Association of America  Search this
Physical description:
xv, 81 p., [37] p. of plates : ill., plans ; 29 cm
Type:
Books
Place:
Iran
Sarvestān
Sarvistān (Iran)
Date:
1986
Topic:
Architecture, Sassanid  Search this
Palaces  Search this
Buildings, structures, etc  Search this
Call number:
NA226.S27 B54
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_870064

Hofkunst van de Sassanieden : het Perzische rijk tussen Rome en China (224-642) ; 12 februari tot 25 april 1993

Author:
Berghe, Louis vanden  Search this
Musées royaux d'art et d'histoire (Belgium)  Search this
Gemeentekrediet  Search this
Physical description:
310 p. : ill. (some col.), maps, plans ; 30 cm
Type:
Exhibitions
Date:
1993
Topic:
Art, Sassanid  Search this
Architecture, Sassanid  Search this
Call number:
N5390 .H63 1993
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_884268

Current research in Sasanian archaeology, art and history : proceedings of a conference held at Durham University, November 3rd and 4th, 2001 / edited by Derek Kennet, Paul Luft

Author:
Kennet, Derek  Search this
Luft, Paul  Search this
University of Durham Centre for Iranian Studies  Search this
University of Durham Institute for Middle Eastern and Islamic Studies  Search this
University of Durham Department of Archaeology  Search this
Iran Heritage Foundation  Search this
Physical description:
x, 161 p. : ill. ; 30 cm
Type:
Congresses
Date:
2008
Topic:
Sassanids  Search this
Architecture, Sassanid  Search this
Art, Sassanid  Search this
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_1005789

Architecture et représentations dans l'Iran sassanide / Pierfrancesco Callieri

Author:
Callieri, Pierfrancesco  Search this
Physical description:
298 pages : illustrations ; 27 cm
Type:
Books
Place:
Iran
Date:
2014
Topic:
Architecture, Sassanid  Search this
Art, Sassanid  Search this
Antiquities  Search this
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_1075790

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