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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 carpet Bukhara, Shaybanid dynasty about 1550 AD' Angels cross cultural and religious boundaries across the world.

Persian Miniature Painting

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

A Miniature from Baburnama, Memoirs of Babur (1483-1530)

Mughal Miniature Paintings, miniature paintings became widely popular in India during Mughals rein.

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…

Miniatura - “El novio y el caballo” - tomado del libro Muraqqa-e Golshan | Galería de Arte Islámico y Fotografía

Masterpieces of miniature Persian - groom and horse - Moraqqaʿ-e Golšan - مینیاتور فارسی - داماد و اسب - کتاب کوچک مرقع گلشن -

The fire-ordeal of Siyavush. From Firdawsi’s Shahnamah, Shiraz Safavid style, dating from the 16th century

The fire-ordeal of Siyavush. From Firdawsi’s Shahnamah, Shiraz Safavid style, dating from the century (BL IO Islamic f

Battleground of Timur and Egyptian King by Kamal ad-din Behzad (ca. 1515). Tehran Museum of Contemporary Art, Tehran. # Pin++ for Pinterest #

Battleground of Timur and Egyptian King by Kamal ad-din Behzad (ca. Tehran Museum of Contemporary Art, Tehran.

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

The Ghaznavid Dynasty, an offshoot of the Samanids, then became the first great Islamic dynasty to rule in Afghanistan.