Miniature Painting / Minyatur Sanati

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Study of the moon and stars.  Ottoman miniature from 17th century.   Istanbul.

Study of the moon and stars. Ottoman miniature from 17th century. Istanbul.

Turkish Miniature, Noah's Ark.  A fanciful gold leaf ark with private port holes for the animals is portrayed in this mid-20th century Turkish miniature painted on a page from a 19th century Islamic manuscript. http://www.silkroad1.com/items/391331/item391331store.html

Turkish Miniature, Noah's Ark. A fanciful gold leaf ark with private port holes for the animals is portrayed in this mid-20th century Turkish miniature painted on a page from a 19th century Islamic manuscript. http://www.silkroad1.com/items/391331/item391331store.html

Dancing Sufis -whirling dervishes. 16th C. Manuscript.

Dancing Sufis -whirling dervishes. 16th C. Manuscript.

Indian miniature depicting lovers playing with fireworks. Punjab Hills, ca.1800. Painted on paper | British Museum, Mughal

Indian miniature depicting lovers playing with fireworks. Punjab Hills, ca.1800. Painted on paper | British Museum, Mughal

Detail

Detail

Royal Lovers (A Prince Offering Wine to his Mistress)  1740. Mughal.

Royal Lovers (A Prince Offering Wine to his Mistress) 1740. Mughal.

Utka Nayika. A lady awaits her lover in the forest. ca 1775-1780 Kangra painting

Utka Nayika. A lady awaits her lover in the forest. ca 1775-1780 Kangra painting

Persian Miniature

Persian Miniature

Lady--Persian art

Lady--Persian art

Persian Peacock Miniature, ca.19th century or earlier. Peacock is rendered with very fine brushwork. Gouache, gold and ink on paper. Fine calligraphy covering verso. 6 x 8.5"

Persian Peacock Miniature, ca.19th century or earlier. Peacock is rendered with very fine brushwork. Gouache, gold and ink on paper. Fine calligraphy covering verso. 6 x 8.5"

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