Lovers in a Landscape • Persian, Safavid Period, second half of 16th century Mashhad or Qazvin, Iran
Tehran Museum of Contemporary Art exhibition on Persian manuscript painting in 2006
Majnun Taken by his Father to the Ka'bah -
Kabe-Kaaba-Majnun Taken by his Father to the Ka'bah-1431
Nushabah recognises Iskandar from his portrait Khamsah (Quintet) of Nizami Herat, 846/1442 Bihzad British Library Add. 25900, f. 245v
Folio from a Khamsa (Quintet) by Nizami (d.1209); verso: Bahram Gur visits the princess in the sandal pavilion; recto: text, princess begins storytelling 1548 Safavid period Ink, opaque watercolor and gold on paper H: 31.1 W: 19.7 cm Shiraz, Iran F1908.276 Freer-Sackler | The Smithsonian’s Museums of Asian Art
Khusraw and Shirin in the Marriage-Bed -
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.
Persian miniature from the collection of the Tehran Museum of Contemporary Art.