Islamic Painting

Islamic painting consist in a traditional paintings in the Persianate world, the miniature in illuminated manuscripts, or later as a single page for inclusion in a muraqqa or bound album of miniatures and calligraphy. The tradition of the Persian miniature has been dominant since about the 13th century, the Ottoman miniature of Turkey and the Mughal miniature in India.(en.wikipedia.org)
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Lovers in a Landscape • Persian, Safavid Period, second half of 16th century Mashhad or Qazvin, Iran

Lovers in a Landscape Persian Safavid Period second half of century Object Place: Mashhad or Qazvin, Iran

Futuh al-Haramayn (Description of the Holy Cities) Muhi al-Din Lari (Bukhara)

illustration from the Futuh al-Haramayn (Description of the Holy Cities) of Muhi al-Din Lari Bukhara, cen.

"The Traveller Rescues the Goldsmith from the Pit Against the Advice of the Animals", Folio from a Kalila wa Dimma, 18th century. Egypt or Syria. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York. The Alice and Nasli Heeramaneck Collection, Gift of Alice Heeramaneck, 1981 (1981.373.90) #mustache #movember

"The Traveller Rescues the Goldsmith from the Pit Against the Advice of the Animals", Folio from a Kalila wa Dimma, century. Egypt or Syria. The Met ill

"The Fish and the Fisherman", Folio from a Kalila wa Dimna 18th century Geography: Egypt or Syria

"The Fish and the Fisherman", Folio from a Kalila wa Dimna century Geography: Egypt or Syria

Nasir Al-Din Tusi, an astronomer and philosopher, built the Maraghah observatory, the first observatory in the modern sense in the history of science

Persian - Nasir Al-Din Tusi, an astronomer and philosopher, built the Maraghah observatory, the first observatory in the modern sense in the history of science

Kalila wa Dimna 18th century Geography: Egypt or Syria

Kalila wa Dimna illustrated manuscript century Egypt or Syria Culture: Islamic Ink and opaque watercolor on paper

Painting, 1650 (circa), Iran, Isfahan, Safavid dynasty. The British museum, London

Bird eating a butterfly; Depiction of a bird perched on a flowering branch eating a butterfly.

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