Tag Archives: Shahrazad

Shahrázád in Art 3

One source[1] has this illustration as being the earliest Arabian Nights illustration but this copy is from a 1729 edition of Galland’s Mille et Une Nuit.  The illustration is by David Coster, a Dutch engraver.  It is was included in … Continue reading

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Stamps of the Arabian Nights, Part 17

In 1980 Syria issued a series of five stamps with Arabian Nights theme illustrations. These include a depiction of Shanrayar and Shahrazad, the ubiquitous Sindbad, Ali Baba and Aladdin and, for the first time, Hassan. There are a number of … Continue reading

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Shahrázád in Art, part 2

Shahrazad by the Dalziel brothers. Dulcken, H. W. Dalziels’ Illustrated Arabian Nights’ Entertainments. London: Ward, Lock, and Tyler. nd., pp.822. Illustration by J.D. Watson, engraving by Thomas Dalziel. The Arabian Nights’ Entertainments. London: George Routledge and Sons. 1895, pp.796. Engraving … Continue reading

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