Detail of Bahrain Qur Pins the Coupling Onagers from Shah Tahmasp's Shah-nama (Book of kings), fol. 568r, by Mir Sayyid Ali, ca. 1533-35. Tabriz, Persia. Ink, opaque watercolor, and gold on paper. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York

Detail of Bahrain Qur Pins the Coupling Onagers from Shah Tahmasp's Shah-nama (Book of kings), fol. by Mir Sayyid Ali, ca.

Princes At Leisure In The Style Of Bihzad, Iran, 19th Century

Princes At Leisure Century CE Islamic Qajar (?

Sufi Saint. We must be humble. We must look among ruins to dig the wisdom out. The Lord may place something of His endless wisdom with anyone.

We must be humble. We must look among ruins to dig the wisdom out. The Lord may place something of His endless wisdom with anyone.

Persian miniature

Woman with a spray of flowers ca. 1575 Safavid period Opaque watercolor and gold on paper H: W: D: cm Iran Purchase--Smithsonian Unrestricted Trust Funds, Smithsonian Collections Acquisition Program, and Dr. Arthur M.

A Seated Princess, Persia, Safavid, probably Herat, first half 16th century | Lot 131 | Sotheby's. Arts of the Islamic World. 22 APRIL 2015 | 10:30 AM BST | LONDON

laclefdescoeurs: “A Seated Princess, Persia, Safavid, probably Herat, first half century ”

Layla and Qays at school, from the Layla and Majnun chapter of the Khamseh of Nezami

Layla & Qays at School (Nizami: Khamsa (Layla & Majnun)) (Islamic Miniature Painting)

This is one of the most beautiful of the 13 miniatures illustrating the poem Layla and Majnun in the Hermitage's famous Persian manuscript of the Khamsa, an anthology of five poems by the 12th-century poet Nizami, who lived on the territory of present-day Azerbaijan. In 1431 this manuscript of the Khamsa was copied out in Herat by the calligrapher Mahmud for Sultan Shahrukh , son of the legendary Tamerlaine . The tale of this couple who loved each other from childhood, the beautiful Layla…

Layla and Majnun Faint on Meeting -

Layla-and-Majnun-Faint-on-Meeting.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

Khusraw Observes Shirin Bathing

Khusraw Observes Shirin Bathing -

jpg Gouache, cm Origin: Iran, Timurid Dynasty Album: The Khamsa by Nizami Personage: Khusraw Source of entry: First Branch of the State Hermitage Museum, 1924 School: Herat Theme: Literature

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