Persian miniatures

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"The Concourse of the Birds", Folio from a Mantiq al-tair (Language of the Birds)  Habiballah of Sava  (active ca. 1590–1610)    Poet:      Farid al-Din `Attar (ca. 1142–1220)  Object Name:      Illustrated manuscript, folio  Reign:      Shah `Abbas I (1587–1629)  Date:      ca. 1600  Geography:      Iran, Isfahan  Medium:      Ink, opaque watercolor, gold, and silver, on paper

"The Concourse of the Birds", Folio from a Mantiq al-tair (Language of the Birds) Habiballah of Sava (active ca. 1590–1610) Poet: Farid al-Din `Attar (ca. 1142–1220) Object Name: Illustrated manuscript, folio Reign: Shah `Abbas I (1587–1629) Date: ca. 1600 Geography: Iran, Isfahan Medium: Ink, opaque watercolor, gold, and silver, on paper

Seated Courtier with His Falcon | Leaf from the Read Persian Album, by Ḥabīb-Allāh al-Mashhadī | Afghanistan, Herat | ca. 1600 | The Morgan Library & Museum

Seated Courtier with His Falcon

Seated Courtier with His Falcon | Leaf from the Read Persian Album, by Ḥabīb-Allāh al-Mashhadī | Afghanistan, Herat | ca. 1600 | The Morgan Library & Museum

The Prophet mounted on the Buraq and escorted by angels passing over the Kaʻbah (BL Or.6810, f. 5v). - Herat, 1494-95

The Prophet mounted on the Buraq and escorted by angels passing over the Kaʻbah (BL Or.6810, f. 5v). - Herat, 1494-95

Persian miniature from the mid-1500s depicting Mohammed ascending to Paradise astride the miraculous horse Buraq, surrounded by angels. In Islamic lore, this event is called the "Miraj," or the Night Journey. From a miniature made to illustrate a copy of the poems of Nizami, called Nizami's Khamsa (Five Poems). Tabriz, Persia, 1539-43.

Persian miniature from the mid-1500s depicting Mohammed ascending to Paradise astride the miraculous horse Buraq, surrounded by angels. In Islamic lore, this event is called the "Miraj," or the Night Journey. From a miniature made to illustrate a copy of the poems of Nizami, called Nizami's Khamsa (Five Poems). Tabriz, Persia, 1539-43.

the cloth merchant / mid 1700s / reaz abbasi / safavid / iran

the cloth merchant / mid 1700s / reaz abbasi / safavid / iran

This is one of the 12 miniatures illustrating the poem Khusraw and Shirin in the Hermitage's famous Persian manuscript of the Khamsa, an anthology of five poems by the 12th-century poet Nizami, who lived on the territory of present-day Azerbaijan. In 1431 this manuscript of the Khamsa was copied out in Herat by the calligrapher Mahmud for Sultan Shahrukh , son of the legendary Tamerlaine . Khusraw and Shirin is the first poem in the literature of the Near and Middle East in which man'...

This is one of the 12 miniatures illustrating the poem Khusraw and Shirin in the Hermitage's famous Persian manuscript of the Khamsa, an anthology of five poems by the 12th-century poet Nizami, who lived on the territory of present-day Azerbaijan. In 1431 this manuscript of the Khamsa was copied out in Herat by the calligrapher Mahmud for Sultan Shahrukh , son of the legendary Tamerlaine . Khusraw and Shirin is the first poem in the literature of the Near and Middle East in which man'...

Basawan. The Flight of the Simurgh. ca. 1590, Sadruddin Aga Khan Collection - Simurgh - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

Basawan. The Flight of the Simurgh. ca. 1590, Sadruddin Aga Khan Collection - Simurgh - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

Obras Maestras de la Miniatura Persa - tomado del libro “Bustan” del poeta “Sa'di” - hecho en el siglo 10 hL. (16 dC.) (11)

Obras Maestras de la Miniatura Persa - tomado del libro “Bustan” del poeta “Sa'di” - hecho en el siglo 10 hL. (16 dC.) (11)

Majnun is brought in chains to Layla's tent. From Nizami's Layla Majnun. Painted by the 16th-century Safavid court artist Mir Sayyid ?Ali  (Or.2265, f. 157v) - See more at: http://britishlibrary.typepad.co.uk/asian-and-african/central-asia/page/2/#sthash.xvkYTDru.dpuf

Majnun is brought in chains to Layla's tent. From Nizami's Layla Majnun. Painted by the 16th-century Safavid court artist Mir Sayyid ?Ali (Or.2265, f. 157v) - See more at: http://britishlibrary.typepad.co.uk/asian-and-african/central-asia/page/2/#sthash.xvkYTDru.dpuf

Youth Pulling on a Falconer's Glove | Leaf from the Read Persian Album | Afghanistan, HeraT | ca. 1600 | The Morgan Library & Museum

Youth Pulling on a Falconer's Glove

Youth Pulling on a Falconer's Glove | Leaf from the Read Persian Album | Afghanistan, HeraT | ca. 1600 | The Morgan Library & Museum

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