opening page illumination from the manuscript of the Shahnama of Firdawsi Iran, Shiraz, Timurid Period, 15th century c. 1444

acheiropoietos: “ Opening Page Illumination from the manuscript of the Shahnama of Firdawsi Iran, Shiraz, Timurid Period, century c.

Shamsa from the Shahnameh of Ferdowsi (detail). Produced by the library of a Safavid Shah, Tabriz, 1522-35.

Shamsa from the Shahnameh of Ferdowsi (detail); produced by the library of a Safavid Shah, Tabriz, Islamic art.

Mughal art. The child Akbar and his mother

Art treasures of the Mughal empire

The child Akbar recognizes his mother at Kabul in 1545 by Madhu - British Library Prints

Iran, unknown artist (Iranian), Sa'di ses a Sufi on the waters, from a Bustan of Sa'di, late 16th century, ink, opaque watercolor, and silver on paper.

Sa'di Ses a Sufi on the Waters, from a dispersed manuscript of Bustan of Sa'di

Iskandar and The Talking Tree. From the Great Mongol or Demotte Shahnama. Tabriz, c. 1330-40. Freer Gallery, Washington

Persian Manucscripts part 1

Folio from a Shahnama (Book of kings) by Firdawsi recto: Iskandar (Alexander) and the talking tree; verso: text circa Il-Khanid period Ink, opaque watercolor and gold on paper H: W: cm Tabriz, Iran Purchase Freer-Sackler

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