Art - Persian Manuscript

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 16th century Mashhad or Qazvin, Iran

Tehran Museum of Contemporary Art exhibition on Persian manuscript painting in 2006

Tehran Museum of Contemporary Art exhibition on Persian manuscript painting in 2006

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

Majnun Taken by his Father to the Ka'bah -

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

Bihzad painting

Bihzad painting

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 (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

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, 846/1442 Bihzad British Library Add. 25900, f. 245v

Persian miniature from the collection of the Tehran Museum of Contemporary Art.

Persian miniature from the collection of the Tehran Museum of Contemporary Art.

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.

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.

"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", 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

"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 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

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