Anthology of Persian Poetry (Safina) 'Abd al-'Azim al-Yahya, circa 1681-5 C.E. (A.H. 1092-96), Islamic (Iran). Ink and watercolor on paper, 19.1 x 7.9 cm. Image courtesy of the Metropolitan Museum of Art (accession number: 2003.1321).
Circle of Mirza ‘Ali Persian (active 16th century) Solomon and his Court, folio from a manuscript, c. 1560 Manuscript Folio Persian, 16th century Safavid period Creation Place: Qazvin, Iran Opaque watercolor and gold on paper folio:
Miniatures, Gouache, 23.7x13.7 cm. Origin: Iran, 1431-1431, Timurid Dynasty. Album: The Khamsa by Nizami. Personage: Khusraw. Source of entry: Museum of the Stieglitz School, 1924. School: Herat. Theme: Literature.
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