Christabel Anderson is one of our collaborators on the Orthodox Art Journal. She is a British Iconographer and Manuscript Illuminator to whom was recently attributed the prestigious QEST (Queen Elizabeth Scholarship Trust) Craft award. That someone who considers herself…Read more →

Horse - Power Miniature painting of a Persian horse in hand made watercolour paints, with shell gold, emeralds and rubies on tea stained wasli paper.

Matrakçı_Nasuh_Soltaniyeh_Map_720 creation of games with cudgels, Matrakçı Nasuh was also famous as a technician. The most well-known episode of his engineering talent occurred during the circumcision ceremonies of Süleyman’s sons, Mehmed and Selim, when he famously constructed two moving citadels out of paper from which soldiers emerged and staged a battle, as part of the public spectacle and celebration in the Istanbul hippodrome

Matrakçı Nasuh-Map of Soltaniyeh-Beyan-i Menazil-i Sefer-i Irakeyn-i Sultan Suleyman, written circa (Istanbul University Library)

Group of Stallions - Jaipur Miniature Painting

Ganges India offers collection of Indian art items like Hindu statues, folk art paintings, silver jewelry, Puja items, books and Buddhist sculptures.

16th century map of Tabriz, Iran. * Matrakçı Nasuh's separate drawings of east and west Tabriz were put together

Tabriz,Ottoman,Map,Matrakchi Iranian Historical Photographs Gallery:A century map of Tabriz by Ottoman historian Matrakchi Nasuh who wrote a historical piece on the Iran campaign of Suleiman titled

Die große Tulpe Nicht nur in der Gartenkultur, auch in der Bildenden Kunst der Osmanen ist die Tulpe omnipräsent. Ihrer Bedeutung bewusst, präsentiert hier die Gärtner- und Blumenzüchterzunft eine überdimensionierte Tulpe bei einer Parade.

Die große Tulpe Nicht nur in der Gartenkultur, auch in der Bildenden Kunst der Osmanen ist die Tulpe omnipräsent. Ihrer Bedeutung bewusst, präsentiert hier die Gärtner- und Blumenzüchterzunft eine überdimensionierte Tulpe bei einer Parade.

Suleiman I, Isabella Jagiellon and the child John Sigismund Zápolya in Buda

Turkish miniature on the occupation of Buda by Suleiman in From the chronicle of Seyyid Lokman.

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