Youth Pulling on a Falconer's Glove  Leaf from the Read Persian Album. Herat (Afghanistan), ca. 1600

Youth Pulling on a Falconer's Glove Leaf from the Read Persian Album. Herat (Afghanistan), ca.

This frontpiece is from an illuminated copy of the Qur’an (723 AH / 1323 CE - Walters Ms. W.559) by Mubārakshāh ibn Quṭb, honored with the epithet zarrīn qalam (golden pen). Mubārakshāh ibn Quṭb was one of the six pupils of the illustrious calligrapher Yāqūt al-Mustaʿṣimī (d. 698 AH / 1298 CE). Source: http://facebook.com/intricateworks

treasures-and-beauty: “ This frontpiece is from an illuminated copy of the Qur’an AH / 1323 CE - Walters Ms. by Mubārakshāh ibn Quṭb, honored with the epithet zarrīn qalam (golden pen). Mubārakshāh ibn Quṭb was one of the six pupils of.

Illuminated manuscript

Illuminated Manuscript Map of Western hemisphere within a windrose, from Book on Navigation, Walters Art Museum Ms. by Walters Art Museum Illuminated Manuscripts

Al-Farabi, Alpharabius, Zodiac chart. al-Farabi, Abu Nasr (c.870-950) Al-Farabi was known to the Arabs as the 'Second Master' (after Aristotle), and with good reason. It is unfortunate that his name has been overshadowed by those of later philosophers such as Ibn Sina, for al-Farabi was one of the world's great philosophers and much more original than many of his Islamic successors. A philosopher, logician and musician, he was also a major political scientist. Astrology.

Al-Farabi, Alpharabius, Zodiac chart. al-Farabi, Abu Nasr Al-Farabi was known to the Arabs as the 'Second Master' (after Aristotle)

Book of Kings  Walters Art Museum Illuminated Manuscripts

Book of kings (Shahnama), Binding, Walters Art Museum Ms. Upper board outside This is an illuminated and illustrated Safavid copy of the Book of kings (Shāhnāmah) by Firdawsī (d. 411 or 416 AH / CE), dating to the tenth century AH / sixteenth CE.

Tipu Sultan (TheTiger of Mysore) November 1750 to May 1799 was the ruler of the Sultanate of Mysore. He was murdered by the British in 1799

Tipu Sultan (TheTiger of Mysore) November 1750 to May 1799 was the ruler of the Sultanate of Mysore. He was murdered by the British in 1799

Portrait of a Young Man with a Cup Persian, Safavid Period, mid-17th century Islamic World DIMENSIONS MEDIUM OR TECHNIQUE Opaque watercolor and gold on paper  http://www.mfa.org/collections/object/portrait-of-a-young-man-with-a-cup-13908

Portrait of a Young Man with a Cup Persian century Object Place, Islamic World Accession Number Medium or Technique Opaque watercolor and gold on paper Not On View Collections Asia

Portrait of Prince Muhammad Buland Akhtar (known as Nur Achhe Sahib) at Prayer Artist: Painting by Hujraj Object Name: Illustrated single work Date: 17th century Geography: India

BOUGHT WITH FRAME Hasim LR: Portrait of Prince Muhammad Buland Akhtar (known as Nur Achhe Sahib) at Prayer Artist: Painting by Hujraj Object Name: Illustrated single work Date: century Geography: India

Design for a Clock in the Form of an Elephant with an Indian Driver", Folio from a Book of the Knowledge of Ingenious Mechanical Devices by ...

"Design for a Clock in the Form of an Elephant with an Indian Driver", Folio from a Book of the Knowledge of Ingenious Mechanical Devices by al-Jazari. Abu'l Izz Isma'il al-Jazari. Dated A. Geography: probably Syria. Accession Number: On view in Gallery

World Map 11th Century  Description: World map of Mahmud al-Kashgari

How the World was Imagined: Early Maps and Atlases

Map from Mahmud al-Kashgari's Diwanu Lughat at-Turk, showing the century distribution of Turkic tribes./ yy' a ait Kaşgarlı Mahmud'un Divan-ı Lugat it- Türk'den alınma bir harita

Dhanasri Ragini: A Woman Drawing a Portrait on a Tablet Object Name: Single Work Date: late 16th century Geography: India, Northern Deccan Culture: Islamic Medium: Opaque watercolor, ink, gold and silver on paper Dimensions: Folio: 9 13/16 × 7 5/16 in. (25 × 18.5 cm) Mat: 20 1/16 × 16 1/16 in. (50.9 × 40.8 cm) Classification: Codices Credit Line: Private Collection, London

Dhanasri Ragini: A Woman Drawing a Portrait on a Tablet. perhaps Farsi and Hindi, Mughal, India N.

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