A Youth in Persian Costume. India, Golconda, c. 1630-40. Opaque pigments with gold on paper.   http://storage.canalblog.com/94/54/119589/109247293_o.jpg

A Youth in Persian Costume. India, Golconda, c. 1630-40. Opaque pigments with gold on paper. http://storage.canalblog.com/94/54/119589/109247293_o.jpg

Bustan (Orchard) of Sa'di Mir 'Ali al-Husaini  Author: Sa'di (1213/19–92) Object Name: Illustrated manuscript Date: dated A.H. 929/A.D. 1522–23 Geography: Bukhara Medium: Ink, opaque watercolor, and gold on paper; leather binding Dimensions: 11 1/2 x 7 3/4in. (29.2 x 19.7cm)

Bustan (Orchard) of Sa'di Mir 'Ali al-Husaini Author: Sa'di (1213/19–92) Object Name: Illustrated manuscript Date: dated A.H. 929/A.D. 1522–23 Geography: Bukhara Medium: Ink, opaque watercolor, and gold on paper; leather binding Dimensions: 11 1/2 x 7 3/4in. (29.2 x 19.7cm)

Illustration depicting Khosrow watching Shirin bathing. From p.96 of MS Browne 1434, the Khamsa of Nizami (Persian, 1540). This story comes from the second part of the Khamsa, ‘Khosrow and Shirin’.

Illustration depicting Khosrow watching Shirin bathing. From p.96 of MS Browne 1434, the Khamsa of Nizami (Persian, 1540). This story comes from the second part of the Khamsa, ‘Khosrow and Shirin’.

Chilins (Chinese Chimerical Creatures) Fighting with a Dragon

Chilins (Chinese Chimerical Creatures) Fighting with a Dragon

جوانان در گردشگاه ، شیوه معین مصور، اصفهان، ۱۶۵۰ تا ۱۶۷۵ ترسایی، دوره صفویان، گواش، آبرنگ و طلا بر روی کاغذ،  نگاره ۲۳.۴ در ۱۲.۲ سانتیمتر، محل نگهداری موزه بریتانیا  Picnic scene calligraphy; single-page tinted drawing on a detached album folio. Side A: Depiction of an amorous couple on a picnic with swooning musicians. Twelve figures total, single blossoming tree, and ornate arched building. Floral border gilded on paper.  Ink and opaque watercolour on p...

جوانان در گردشگاه ، شیوه معین مصور، اصفهان، ۱۶۵۰ تا ۱۶۷۵ ترسایی، دوره صفویان، گواش، آبرنگ و طلا بر روی کاغذ، نگاره ۲۳.۴ در ۱۲.۲ سانتیمتر، محل نگهداری موزه بریتانیا Picnic scene calligraphy; single-page tinted drawing on a detached album folio. Side A: Depiction of an amorous couple on a picnic with swooning musicians. Twelve figures total, single blossoming tree, and ornate arched building. Floral border gilded on paper. Ink and opaque watercolour on p...

A Princely Hunt,  late 16th century

A Princely Hunt, late 16th century

Anthology of Persian Poetry (Safina) 'Abd al-'Azim al-Yahya, circa 1681-5 C.E. (A.H. 1092-96), Islamic (Iran).  Ink and watercolor on paper, 19.1 x 7.9 cm. Image courtesy of the Metropolitan Museum of Art (accession number: 2003.1321).

Anthology of Persian Poetry (Safina) 'Abd al-'Azim al-Yahya, circa 1681-5 C.E. (A.H. 1092-96), Islamic (Iran). Ink and watercolor on paper, 19.1 x 7.9 cm. Image courtesy of the Metropolitan Museum of Art (accession number: 2003.1321).

Safavid period - Arts of the Islamic World | Album page: a group of dervishes |

Safavid period - Arts of the Islamic World | Album page: a group of dervishes |

Aziz and Zulaykha ennter the capital of Egypt,det.

Aziz and Zulaykha ennter the capital of Egypt,det.

Double-page painting in the Haft Manzar (Seven visages) by Hatifi (d.1521) 1538 (944 A.H.) Signed by Shaykhzada Uzbek period Opaque watercolor, ink and gold on paper H: 26.2 W: 16.8 D: 2.6 cm Bukhara, Uzbekistan

Double-page painting in the Haft Manzar (Seven visages) by Hatifi (d.1521) 1538 (944 A.H.) Signed by Shaykhzada Uzbek period Opaque watercolor, ink and gold on paper H: 26.2 W: 16.8 D: 2.6 cm Bukhara, Uzbekistan

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