Lovers in a Landscape • Persian, Safavid Period, second half of 16th century Mashhad or Qazvin, Iran

Lovers in a Landscape Persian Safavid Period second half of century Object Place: Mashhad or Qazvin, Iran

Kabe-Kaaba-Majnun Taken by his Father to the Ka'bah-1431

Majnun Taken by his Father to the Ka'bah -

Nushabah recognises Iskandar from his portrait Khamsah (Quintet) of Nizami Herat, 846/1442 Bihzad British Library Add. 25900, f. 245v

Nushabah recognises Iskandar from his portrait Khamsah (Quintet) of Nizami Herat, Bihzad British Library Add.

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.

Khusraw and Shirin in the Marriage-Bed -

Khusraw-and-Shirin-in-the-Marriage-Bed.jpg Gouache, cm Origin: Iran, Timurid Dynasty Album: The Khamsa by Nizami Personage: Khusraw Source of entry: Museum of the Stieglitz School, 1924 School: Herat Theme: Literature

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

Folio from a Khamsa (Quintet) by Nizami 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: W: cm Shiraz, Iran Gift of Charles Lang Freer

snake-wrapped-around-the-world-1.jpg (2500×1768)

A snake wrapped around the world from or century manuscript copy of “The Book of Wonders of the Age” (St Andrews

many-bizarre-fish-1.jpg (2500×1768)

Many bizarre fish, including a hedgehog-headed fish, an owl-headed fish and a fish with a person coming out of its head! From or century manuscript copy of “The Book of Wonders of the Age” (St Andrews

island-of-tin-plagued-by-dragons-1.jpg (2500×1768)

'Island of Tin, plagued by dragons,' from or century manuscript copy of “The Book of Wonders of the Age” (St Andrews Retrieved by the web. Copyright by Wordpress

"Sudaba's Second Accusation Against Siyavush is Judged", Folio from the Shahnama (Book of Kings) of Shah Tahmasp Artist: Painting attributed to Qasim ibn 'Ali (active ca. 1525–60) Date: ca. 1525–30 Geography: Iran, Tabriz Medium: Opaque watercolor, ink, silver, and gold on paper Dimensions: Painting: H. 11 1/8 in. (28.2 cm) W. 7 3/16 in. (18.3 cm) Page: H. 18 5/8 in. (47.3 cm) W. 12 5/8 in. (32.1 cm) Mat: H. 22 in. (55.9 cm) W. 16 in. (40.6 cm) Metropolitan Museum of Art 1970.301.24

Sudaba's Second Accusation Against Siyavush is Judged (Abu'l Qasim Firdausi CE Persian): Shahnama (Book of Kings) (Shah Tahmasp) (ca. Safavid Miniature Painting, Tabriz, Iran) -Qasim Ibn 'Ali (ca.) Artist) Metropolitan Museum of Art)

"Laila and Majnun at School", Folio from a Khamsa (Quintet) of Nizami Calligrapher: Ja'far Baisunghuri (active first half 15th century) Author: Nizami (Ilyas Abu Muhammad Nizam al-Din of Ganja) (probably 1141–1217) Object Name: Folio from an illustrated manuscript Date: A.H. 835/ A.D. 1431–32

“Laila and Majnun at School”, Folio from a Khamsa (Quintet) of Nizami. present-day Afghanistan, Heart, Timurid school. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New-York

'Island of Cyprus,' from 17th or 18th century manuscript copy of “The Book of Wonders of the Age” (St Andrews ms32(o))

52 Weeks of Inspiring Illustrations, Week 50: the Book of Wonders

'Island of Cyprus,' from or century manuscript copy of “The Book of Wonders of the Age” (St Andrews

'Island of long beards,' from 17th or 18th century manuscript copy of “The Book of Wonders of the Age” (St Andrews ms32(o))

52 Weeks of Inspiring Illustrations, Week 50: the Book of Wonders

hairymouthfuls: “ “The Island of Men with Long Beards” - an Iranian manuscript illustration of a story from The Thousand Nights and a Night, derived from the Persian هزار افسان‎‎ , itself incorporating Indian elements. The inscription at the top is.

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