Veristic Images

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Depictions Of Muhammad - Depiction By Muslims - Figurative Visual Depictions
... According to Christiane Gruber, there exists a "notable corpus of images of Muhammad produced, mostly in the form of manuscript illustrations, in ... Gruber traces a development from "veristic" images showing the whole body and face, in the 13th to 15th centuries, to more "abstract" representations in the 16th to 19th centuries, the latter ... of Muhammad were scratched or smeared, as Muslim views on the acceptability of veristic images changed ...

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