Photographer's Note

Sheikh Lotfollah Mosque
period: The Safavides
This uniqe mosque is another masterpiece of the art of architecture and tile-work of the 17th century AD.
It was built at the order of King Abbas over a period of 18 years by the artisan Mohammad Reza Isfahani.
The construction of the mosaic portal was completed in 1603 AD. and the main building and its decorations completed in 1619 AD.
This interior and exterior decorations of the dome consist of mosaic faience and the excellent inscriptions written by Al Reza Abbasi and Baqer-eBanna.
Also, the dadoes of mosque are ornamented with cuerda seca.
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