This exhibition is dedicated to the arts of the Qajar dynasty that ruled Iran from 1786 to 1925: a period which saw the modernisation of Iran, even while the country sought to preserve its identity and traditions. The artistic creation of this period, stimulated by virtuoso artists at court, is particularly rich and abundant. The exhibition brings together more than 400 paintings, drawings, jewels, enamels, carpets, costumes, photographs or ceremonial weapons, in an immersive and colourful scenography created by Christian Lacroix. Find out more about the ‘Rose Empire’ exhibition from the Louvre-Lens website.
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