Suleyman hunting with hawks, 16th century miniature from ms H.1524 p 248A, Book of Accomplishments, Topkapi Palace Museum, Istanbul, Turkey

Suleyman hunting with hawks, 16th century miniature from ms H.1524 p 248A, Book of Accomplishments, Topkapi Palace Museum, Istanbul, Turkey

Islamic Zodiac signs in the horoscope of Timurid Prince Iskandar - a beautiful example of Islamic art in the Middle Ages. Read our blogpost about the history and some intriguing details of the miniature. http://www.chartofthemoment.com/history-and-art/horoscope-of-iskandar-timurid-islamic-painting/ image credit: Wellcome Library http://wellcomeimages.org/indexplus/image/L0015229.html

Islamic Zodiac signs in the horoscope of Timurid Prince Iskandar - a beautiful example of Islamic art in the Middle Ages. Read our blogpost about the history and some intriguing details of the miniature. http://www.chartofthemoment.com/history-and-art/horoscope-of-iskandar-timurid-islamic-painting/ image credit: Wellcome Library http://wellcomeimages.org/indexplus/image/L0015229.html

Makhzan al-Asrār by Niẓāmīمخزن الاسرار Folio 3v: The Prophet on Burāq guided by…

Makhzan al-Asrār by Niẓāmīمخزن الاسرار Folio 3v: The Prophet on Burāq guided by…

Elephant: Persian painting from around 1600. (Courtesy of the Aga Khan Trust for Culture, Geneva.)

Elephant: Persian painting from around 1600. (Courtesy of the Aga Khan Trust for Culture, Geneva.)

Mohammed (c.570-c.632) and the Archangel Gabriel, from the 'Siyer-i Nebi' (gouache on paper) (detail of 251911)

Mohammed (c.570-c.632) and the Archangel Gabriel, from the 'Siyer-i Nebi' (gouache on paper) (detail of 251911)

Jenny Mendes: Alexander Gorlizki

Jenny Mendes: Alexander Gorlizki

AN ELEGANT YOUTH 17th century

AN ELEGANT YOUTH 17th century

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