An angel seated on a carpetBukhara, Shaybanid dynasty about 1550 AD“The scrolling decoration in the background of this painting is characteristic of the schools of Bukhara and Khurasan. The figure, however, derives from a well-known Persian portrait of a seated woman, here transformed into an angel by the addition of wings. This lovely winged angel sits on a 16th century Persian carpet and holds a golden flask and cup in each hand. The long sashes flowing from Buddhist depictions of celest

An angel seated on a carpetBukhara, Shaybanid dynasty about 1550 AD“The scrolling decoration in the background of this painting is characteristic of the schools of Bukhara and Khurasan. The figure, however, derives from a well-known Persian portrait of a seated woman, here transformed into an angel by the addition of wings. This lovely winged angel sits on a 16th century Persian carpet and holds a golden flask and cup in each hand. The long sashes flowing from Buddhist depictions of celest

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

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

the nobleman & his company 17s

the nobleman & his company 17s

The Party After Homage Paid to Kay Khosraw(Abu'l Qasim Firdausi (935–1020 CE Persian): Shahnama ("Book of Kings")) (c. 16-18th Century CE Islamic Safavid Miniature Painting; Iran, Persia)

The Party After Homage Paid to Kay Khosraw(Abu'l Qasim Firdausi (935–1020 CE Persian): Shahnama ("Book of Kings")) (c. 16-18th Century CE Islamic Safavid Miniature Painting; Iran, Persia)

Edebiyat ve Sanat Akademisi - Matrakçı Nasuh Hayatı Minyatürleri Tarih ve Matematikciliği

Edebiyat ve Sanat Akademisi - Matrakçı Nasuh Hayatı Minyatürleri Tarih ve Matematikciliği

Exhibition of Persian miniature paintings organized in 2005 by the Tehran Museum of Contemporary Art

Exhibition of Persian miniature paintings organized in 2005 by the Tehran Museum of Contemporary Art

Persian Miniature Painting

Persian Miniature Painting

Persian Miniature from "Shahname de Ferdowsi" (Ed. Baysanqori)

Persian Miniature from "Shahname de Ferdowsi" (Ed. Baysanqori)

King Solomon and the Queen of Sheba Iran (1500s)

King Solomon and the Queen of Sheba Iran (1500s)

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

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

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