TITLE: Portrait of Muhammad Shaybani ARTIST: Kamal ad-din Behzad COUNTRY OF ORIGIN: Afghanistan DATE OF CREATION: 1507 AD

TITLE: Portrait of Muhammad Shaybani ARTIST: Kamal ad-din Behzad COUNTRY OF ORIGIN: Afghanistan DATE OF CREATION: 1507 AD

Paris, Bibl. Sainte-Geneviève, ms. 3401, f. 015v - vue 2

Paris, Bibl. Sainte-Geneviève, ms. 3401, f. 015v - vue 2

Royal 20 A IV

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Royal 20 A IV

نبرد با اژدها، حدود 1600، قزوین Leaf from the Read Persian Album Persia, Qazvin ca. 1550 378 x 241 mm Item description: Since such batons were worn in Persia only during the rule of Shah Tahmāsp (r. 1524–76), the painting has been dated to about the middle of the century. Although the hero has a sword and bow, he attacks the dragon with his small dagger. Both the marvelously intertwined horse and dragon are spotted.

نبرد با اژدها، حدود 1600، قزوین Leaf from the Read Persian Album Persia, Qazvin ca. 1550 378 x 241 mm Item description: Since such batons were worn in Persia only during the rule of Shah Tahmāsp (r. 1524–76), the painting has been dated to about the middle of the century. Although the hero has a sword and bow, he attacks the dragon with his small dagger. Both the marvelously intertwined horse and dragon are spotted.

Image from The Kitab al-Bulhan, or Book of Wonders, an Arabic manuscript dating mainly from the late 14th century A.D.

Image from The Kitab al-Bulhan, or Book of Wonders, an Arabic manuscript dating mainly from the late 14th century A.D.

lovers in garden- Persian miniature

lovers in garden- Persian miniature

Youth Pulling on a Falconer's Glove Leaf from the Read Persian Album. Herat (Afghanistan), ca. 1600

Youth Pulling on a Falconer's Glove Leaf from the Read Persian Album. Herat (Afghanistan), ca. 1600

Detail of a miniature painting entitled 'A Young Lady Reclining After a Bath.' Created in Herat, Afghanistan around year 975 of the present Iranian calendar by

Detail of a miniature painting entitled 'A Young Lady Reclining After a Bath.' Created in Herat, Afghanistan around year 975 of the present Iranian calendar by

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