India___The Metropolitan Museum of Art - "Assad Ibn Kariba Launches a Night Attack on the Camp of Malik Iraj", Folio from a Hamzanama (The Adventures of Hamza)

India___The Metropolitan Museum of Art - "Assad Ibn Kariba Launches a Night Attack on the Camp of Malik Iraj", Folio from a Hamzanama (The Adventures of Hamza)

"'Umar Walks around Fulad Castle, Meets a Foot Soldier and Kicks Him to the Ground", Folio from a Hamzanama (The Adventures of Hamza) Attributed to Kesav Das (active ca. 1570–1604)

"'Umar Walks around Fulad Castle, Meets a Foot Soldier and Kicks Him to the Ground", Folio from a Hamzanama (The Adventures of Hamza) Attributed to Kesav Das (active ca. 1570–1604)

Boris Zvorykin (Russian, 1872–1942). Illustration for "L'oiseau de Feu" [Tsarevich Ivan on the Horse with the Golden Mane of Tsar Afron], ca. 1925. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York. Gift of Thomas H. Guinzburg, The Viking Press, 1979 (1979.537.5)

Boris Zvorykin (Russian, 1872–1942). Illustration for "L'oiseau de Feu" [Tsarevich Ivan on the Horse with the Golden Mane of Tsar Afron], ca. 1925. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York. Gift of Thomas H. Guinzburg, The Viking Press, 1979 (1979.537.5)

Portrait of a Youth Date: late 16th century Geography: Iran Medium: Opaque watercolor and gold on paper Dimensions: H. 11 5/8 in. (29. 5 cm) W. 7 9/16 in. (19.2 cm) Metropolitan Museum of Art 55.121.24

Portrait of a Youth Date: late 16th century Geography: Iran Medium: Opaque watercolor and gold on paper Dimensions: H. 11 5/8 in. (29. 5 cm) W. 7 9/16 in. (19.2 cm) Metropolitan Museum of Art 55.121.24

La princesse de Byzance meurt devant San’ân, anonyme, Ispahan (Iran), première décennie du XVIIe siècle. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York. Dans le Cantique des Oiseaux d''Attâr illustré par la peinture en Islam d'orient, Editions Diane de Selliers

La princesse de Byzance meurt devant San’ân, anonyme, Ispahan (Iran), première décennie du XVIIe siècle. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York. Dans le Cantique des Oiseaux d''Attâr illustré par la peinture en Islam d'orient, Editions Diane de Selliers

"Bahram Gur and the Indian Princess in the Dark Palace on Saturday", Folio 23v from a Haft Paikar (Seven Portraits) of the Khamsa (Quintet) of Nizami Author: Nizami (Ilyas Abu Muhammad Nizam al-Din of Ganja) (probably 1141–1217) Calligrapher: Maulana Azhar (d. 1475/76) ca. 1430, Herat

"Bahram Gur and the Indian Princess in the Dark Palace on Saturday", Folio 23v from a Haft Paikar (Seven Portraits) of the Khamsa (Quintet) of Nizami Author: Nizami (Ilyas Abu Muhammad Nizam al-Din of Ganja) (probably 1141–1217) Calligrapher: Maulana Azhar (d. 1475/76) ca. 1430, Herat

Seated Dervish Date: late 16th century Geography: Iran Medium: Ink and watercolor on paper Dimensions: H. 3 1/2 in. (8.9 cm) W. 1 5/8 in. (4.1 cm) Metropolitan Museum of Art 45.174.12

Seated Dervish Date: late 16th century Geography: Iran Medium: Ink and watercolor on paper Dimensions: H. 3 1/2 in. (8.9 cm) W. 1 5/8 in. (4.1 cm) Metropolitan Museum of Art 45.174.12

Man with Prayer Beads Painting by Muhammad `Ali Date: mid-17th century Geography: Iran, Isfahan Medium: Ink, transparent and opaque watercolor, and gold on paper Dimensions: H. 4 1/2 in. (11.4 cm) W. 1 5/8 in. (4.1 cm) Metropolitan Museum of Art 13.228.34

Man with Prayer Beads Painting by Muhammad `Ali Date: mid-17th century Geography: Iran, Isfahan Medium: Ink, transparent and opaque watercolor, and gold on paper Dimensions: H. 4 1/2 in. (11.4 cm) W. 1 5/8 in. (4.1 cm) Metropolitan Museum of Art 13.228.34

Hero and Dragon Object Name: Illustrated single work Date: third quarter 16th century Geography: Iran, Qazvin Culture: Islamic Medium: Ink, watercolor, and gold on paper

Hero and Dragon Object Name: Illustrated single work Date: third quarter 16th century Geography: Iran, Qazvin Culture: Islamic Medium: Ink, watercolor, and gold on paper

16th century Ottoman dragon fighting Qilins

16th century Ottoman dragon fighting Qilins

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