The city of Baghdad. From a medieval illustrated manuscript

The city of Baghdad. From a medieval illustrated manuscript (of the kind that Arab collections are so far rich in).

"Book of Babur" or "Letters of Babur") are the memoirs of Zāhir ud-Dīn Mohammad Bābur (1483-1530), the founder of the Mughal Empire

Illuminated Manuscript -- "Squirrels, A Peacock Peahen, Demoiselle Cranes Fishes" -- -- Source: Painting from the 'Babur Nama,' the memoirs of Zāhir ud-Dīn Mohammad Bābur the founder of the Mughal Empire -- Belonging to The National Museum, New Delhi

Rustam Pursues The Div Akvan Disguised As An Onager Geography برگی از شاهنامه شاه طهماسب: رستم به دنبال اکوان دیو، دوره صفوی، در حدود 1530-1535 میلادی Folio From The Shahnama Of Shah Tahmasp: Rustam Pursues The Div Akvan Disguised As An Onager Geography Iran Period Safavid, circa 1530-35 CE Dynasty Safavid Materials and technique Ink, opaque watercolour and gold on paper

Rustam Pursues the Div Akvan Disguised As An Onager (Abu'l Qasim Firdausi CE Persian): Shahnama (Book of Kings) (Shah Tahmasp) (ca.

Khosrow et Shirin en compagnie du marchand de poissons, artiste anonyme, miniature, Meched, 1556-1565. Freer Art Gallery, Washington.

Double-folio from the Haftawrang(Seven Thrones) by Jami (d. Khusraw Parrizand Sirin deal with the fish monger (f. TYPEManuscript folioMAKER(S)Author: Jami (died

Majnun Dies on Layla's Grave  “Two lovers lie awaiting in this Tomb Their resurrection from the grave’s dark womb. Faithful in separation, True in Love One tent will hold them in the world above.”

Majnun Dies on Layla's Grave -

Majnun-Dies-on-Layla-s-Grave.jpg Miniatures, Gouache, cm Origin: Iran, Timurid Dynasty Album: The Khamsa by Nizami Personage: Majnun Source of entry: First Branch of the State Hermitage Museum, 1924 School: Herat Theme: Literature

Persian Miniature - Shahname by the great persian poet Ferdowsi, Shah Tahmasbi   مینیاتور فارسی - شاهنامه کتاب شاعر بزرگ ایرانی فردوسی - نسخه شاه طهماسبی - 37

Persian Miniature - Shahname by the great persian poet Ferdowsi, Shah Tahmasbi مینیاتور فارسی - شاهنامه کتاب شاعر بزرگ ایرانی فردوسی - نسخه شاه طهماسبی - 37

Click to zoom Folio from a Haft awrang (Seven thrones) by Jami (d.1492); recto: Solomon and Bilqis sit together and converse frankly; verso: text

The Freer Gallery of Art and the Arthur M. Sackler Gallery are the Smithsonian& museums of Asian art.

Folio from an album; A School Scene  circa 1540    Mir Sayyid Ali   Safavid period

School scene circa 1540 Mir Sayyid Ali Safavid period Ink, opaque watercolor and gold on paper H: W: cm Tabriz, Iran Purchase--Smithsonian Unrestricted Trust Funds, Smithsonian Collections Acquisition Program, and Dr. Arthur M.

"Buzurjmihr Masters the Game of Chess", Folio from the Shahnama (Book of Kings) of Shah Tahmasp Abu'l Qasim Firdausi (935–1020)  Artist: Painting attributed to 'Abd al-Vahhab Object Name: Folio from an illustrated manuscript Date: ca. 1530–35 Geography: Iran, Tabriz Medium: Opaque watercolor, ink, silver, and gold on paper Dimensions: Painting: 9 5/8 x 6 7/8 in. (24.4 x 17.5 cm) Entire Page: 18 5/8 x 12 1/2 in. (47.3 x 31.8 cm)

"Buzurjmihr Masters the Hindu Game of Chess", Folio from the Shahnama (Book of Kings) of Shah Tahmasp

كما الدين بهزاد الإبداع التصـويري في الفــن الإســلامي   صــور مُذهلة !

الإبداع التصـويري في الفــن الإســلامي - صــور مُذهلة !

كما الدين بهزاد الإبداع التصـويري في الفــن الإســلامي صــور مُذهلة !

An illustrated folio made for Shah Tahmasp of Persia in the 1500s sold for $12.2 million imageMost expensive Islamic art ever sold  This illustration from the Shahnameh, or "Book of Kings," sold for nearly four times pre-sale expectations to an anonymous telephone bidder during a Sotheby's auction in London in May 2011. Read more: http://www.businessinsider.com/thelife50?op=1#ixzz3O5B04psl

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Can you guess when was this perfect example of illustrated Islamic art,sold in Southeby's May 2011 auction for made for Shah of Persia.

خاکسپاری یزدگرد برگی از شاهنامه، هنرمند ناشناس، دوره صفویه، شیراز 23.9X37سانتی متر  موزه هنر هاروارد Unknown Artist The Burial of Yazdigird (painting, verso; text, recto), folio from a manuscript of the Shahnama by Firdawsi, 1562 Series/Book Title: Shahnama by Firdawsi Manuscript Folio Persian 16th century Safavid period, AH 907-1145 / AD 1501-1732  Creation Place: Shiraz, Iran  Ink, opaque watercolor and gold on paper  cm 23.9X37 Harvard Art Museums

From the Harvard Art Museums’ collections The Burial of Yazdigird (painting, verso; text, recto), folio from a manuscript of the Shahnama by Firdawsi

"Portrait of Shaikh Hasan Chishti", Folio from the Shah Jahan Album Object Name: Album leaf Date: recto and verso: early 19th century Geography: India

"Portrait of Shaikh Hasan Chishti", Folio from the Shah Jahan Album Object Name: Album leaf Date: recto and verso: early century Geography: India

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