This miniature was inspired by another earlier work called Portrait of a Young Woman by Mirza Ali. Mohammadi was a Herat artist who worked for both the Safavi and the Uzbek. This piece seems to show a pronounced Uzbek influence.
Islamic Depictions of Mohammed with Face Hidden Mohammed praying at the Kaaba in Mecca. Siyer-i Nebi, Turkish epic written by Mustafa, original manuscript completed in illustrated during reign of Murad III and completed in Topkapi Palace Museum, Istanbul.
Majnun-in-the-Desert.jpg Miniatures, Gouache, cm Origin: Iran, Timurid Dynasty Album: The Khamsa by Nizami Source of entry: First Branch of the State Hermitage Museum, 1924 School: Herat Theme: Literature
School scene circa 1540 Mir Sayyid Ali Safavid period Ink, opaque watercolor and gold on paper H: W: cm Tabriz, Iran Purchase--Smithsonian Unrestricted Trust Funds, Smithsonian Collections Acquisition Program, and Dr. Arthur M.