Persian Miniature Art: Tabriz Bookcover circa 1540 This magnificent cover is currently in the collection of the British Museum and is Plate 1 in Sheila Canby's book Persian Painting.

Persian Miniature Art: Tabriz Bookcover circa 1540 This magnificent cover is currently in the collection of the British Museum and is Plate 1 in Sheila Canby's book Persian Painting.

From the Metropolitan Museum of Art. "Prince in a Garden Courtyard," 1525-30

Prince in a Garden Courtyard Date: Geography: Iran, Tabriz Medium: Opaque watercolor, ink, gold, and silver on paper Dimensions: 8 x 4 x Metropolitan Museum of Art

Humayun was the second Mughal emperor. When he was growing up he learned Turki, Arabic, and Persian. He was interested in mathematics, philosophy, and astrology.

The first four Mughal emperors. The cross collar was present in early Mughal attire but the tunic was worn loose and with a long overgarment.

Prince Salim Enthroned. By Manohar (Portrait) and Mansur (Throne). Mughal, dated…

Shahzada Mirza Muhammad or Prince Salim or Emperor Jahangir Enthroned. By Manohar (Portrait) and Mansur (Throne). Mughal, dated…

II. Osman

Two versions of an equestrian portrait of Turkish Sultan Osman II by an anonymous Turkish painter,

Mythical beasts with a herd of elephants, line drawing with coloured wash, Mughal, ca. 1625-1650

Mythical beasts with a herd of elephants, line drawing with coloured wash, Mughal, ca.

The Townsman Robs the Villager's Orchard,det.

Folio from the Silsilat al-dhahab(Chain of gold) in the Haft awrang(Seven thrones) by Jami (d.

Illuminated portrait of Imam 'Ali. From Persia, Qajar period (19th century). Made with Ink, gouache and gold on paper.

Illuminated portrait of Imam 'Ali. From Persia, Qajar period century). Made with Ink, gouache and gold on paper.

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