Illuminated Manuscript Koran, Walters Art Museum Ms. W.569, fol. 331b

Illuminated Manuscript Koran, Walters Art Museum Ms. W.569, fol. 331b

Book of kings (Shahnama), Binding, Walters Art Museum Ms. W.600, Upper board outside This is an illuminated and illustrated Safavid copy of the Book of kings (Shāhnāmah) by Firdawsī (d. 411 or 416 AH / 1020-5 CE), dating to the tenth century AH / sixteenth CE.

Book of kings (Shahnama), Binding, Walters Art Museum Ms. W.600, Upper board outside This is an illuminated and illustrated Safavid copy of the Book of kings (Shāhnāmah) by Firdawsī (d. 411 or 416 AH / 1020-5 CE), dating to the tenth century AH / sixteenth CE.

Türk ve Osmanlı dönemi hattatlarımız: Hattat Muhammed Rıza el Sirazi Shirazi

Türk ve Osmanlı dönemi hattatlarımız: Hattat Muhammed Rıza el Sirazi Shirazi

Double-page Illumination

Double-page Illumination

Frontispiece with a Dedication to Sultan Khalil Tabriz, Iran datable to 882 AH (1478 AD) ink, gold and opaque watercolour on paper text (on the verso) copied in nasta‘liq script 1 folio; 20.3 x 13.5cm Khalili Collections

Frontispiece with a Dedication to Sultan Khalil Tabriz, Iran datable to 882 AH (1478 AD) ink, gold and opaque watercolour on paper text (on the verso) copied in nasta‘liq script 1 folio; 20.3 x 13.5cm Khalili Collections

Frontispiece to a Khamsa (Quintet) by Nizami (d.1209) A.H.1509/ 1527-1528 A.D. Safavid period Opaque watercolor, ink and gold on paper H: 22.3 W: 11.5 cm Possibly Isfahan, Iran Purchase--Smithsonian Unrestricted Trust Funds, Smithsonian Collections Acquisition Program, and Dr. Arthur M. Sackler S1986.37 Freer-Sackler | The Smithsonian’s Museums of Asian Art

Frontispiece to a Khamsa (Quintet) by Nizami (d.1209) A.H.1509/ 1527-1528 A.D. Safavid period Opaque watercolor, ink and gold on paper H: 22.3 W: 11.5 cm Possibly Isfahan, Iran Purchase--Smithsonian Unrestricted Trust Funds, Smithsonian Collections Acquisition Program, and Dr. Arthur M. Sackler S1986.37 Freer-Sackler | The Smithsonian’s Museums of Asian Art

Folio from a Khamsa (Quintet) by Nizami (d.1209); frontispiece 1548 Safavid period Ink, opaque watercolor and gold on paper H: 30.9 W: 18.3 cm Shiraz, Iran Gift of Charles Lang Freer F1908.259.1-2 Freer-Sackler | The Smithsonian’s Museums of Asian Art

Folio from a Khamsa (Quintet) by Nizami (d.1209); frontispiece 1548 Safavid period Ink, opaque watercolor and gold on paper H: 30.9 W: 18.3 cm Shiraz, Iran Gift of Charles Lang Freer F1908.259.1-2 Freer-Sackler | The Smithsonian’s Museums of Asian Art

Arts of the Islamic World | Folio from a Koran, sura 1:6-7; sura 2:1-9, from a Koran (F1932.65) | F1932.68

Arts of the Islamic World | Folio from a Koran, sura 1:6-7; sura 2:1-9, from a Koran (F1932.65) | F1932.68

'Unwan from the Shah Jahan Album Calligrapher: Mir 'Ali Haravi (d. ca. 1550) Object Name: Album leaf Date: recto: ca. 1630–40; verso: ca. 1540 Geography: India

'Unwan from the Shah Jahan Album Calligrapher: Mir 'Ali Haravi (d. ca. 1550) Object Name: Album leaf Date: recto: ca. 1630–40; verso: ca. 1540 Geography: India

Illuminated Manuscript Koran, The right side of a double-page opening inscribed with verses of the first chapter (Sūrat al-fātiḥah), Walters Art Museum Ms. W.569, fol. 2b by Walters Art Museum Illuminated Manuscripts, via Flickr

Illuminated Manuscript Koran, The right side of a double-page opening inscribed with verses of the first chapter (Sūrat al-fātiḥah), Walters Art Museum Ms. W.569, fol. 2b by Walters Art Museum Illuminated Manuscripts, via Flickr

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