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

Emily would love this piece because it is the study of the moon and stars with Ottoman people miniature picture from century. This a type of Istanbul portrait.

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

A fanciful gold leaf ark with private port holes for the animals is portrayed in this century Turkish miniature painted on a page from a century Islamic manuscript.

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

The Masnavi, Book One (Oxford World's Classics) (Bk. by Jalal al-Din Rumi. Series - Oxford World's Classics.

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

Lovers playing with fireworks. Painted on paper. Punjab Hills, ca (via British Museum) Lovers playing with fireworks. Painted on paper. Punjab Hills, ca (via British Museum)

Detail

artdetails: Aqa Mirak, Iskandar réconfortant Dârâ pendant que ses deux…

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

“Ancient lovers believed a kiss would literally unite their souls,because the spirit was said to be carried in the breath.” (Eve Glickman) Art: Royal Lovers (A Prince Offering Wine to his Mistress) Mughal.

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, century or earlier. Peacock rendered with very fine brushwork. Gouache, gold and ink on paper.

Persian miniature art

A Hunter Stroking his Falcon (gouache on paper), Persian School, century) / Louvre, Paris, France / Giraudon / The Bridgeman Art Library

Persian Miniature Painting...interesting horse.

From an exhibition of Persian miniature paintings organized in 2005 by the Tehran Museum of Contemporary Art prints-and-illustrations

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Islamic Art, Equine Art, Islamic Calligraphy, Arabic Calligraphy, Turkish Art, Time Art, Historical Art, Anubis, Sufi

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