Tezhip = Ottoman illumination

Tezhip = Ottoman illumination

40"x 20" acrylic on canvas Hand painted Islamic art Work in progress

40"x 20" acrylic on canvas Hand painted Islamic art Work in progress

This is the right side of a double-page illuminated frontispiece with the beginning of the text of the first poem of the Khamsah: Makhzan al-asrār. The inscription above the text in light pink (on both sides) reads: Kitāb-i Khamsah-i Shaykh-i Niẓāmī. 16th CE

This is the right side of a double-page illuminated frontispiece with the beginning of the text of the first poem of the Khamsah: Makhzan al-asrār. The inscription above the text in light pink (on both sides) reads: Kitāb-i Khamsah-i Shaykh-i Niẓāmī. 16th CE

Armenian Tiles from Jerusalem  http://www.sandrouni.com

Armenian Tiles from Jerusalem http://www.sandrouni.com

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Book of Prayers, Sura Yasin and Surat al-Fath, dated A.H. 1132/A.D. 1719–20, Calligraphy: Ahmad Nairizi (Persian), Illumination: Attributed to Muhammad Hadi, Iran, Ink, colors, and gold on paper; lacquer binding

Book of Prayers, Sura Yasin and Surat al-Fath, dated A.H. 1132/A.D. 1719–20, Calligraphy: Ahmad Nairizi (Persian), Illumination: Attributed to Muhammad Hadi, Iran, Ink, colors, and gold on paper; lacquer binding

شاهکار مینیاتور فارسی - تذهیب - کتاب کوچک مرقع گلشن - 1605،1628 masterpieces of miniature Persian - Illumination - The Little Book Gulshan Album - 1605.1628

شاهکار مینیاتور فارسی - تذهیب - کتاب کوچک مرقع گلشن - 1605،1628 masterpieces of miniature Persian - Illumination - The Little Book Gulshan Album - 1605.1628

A CALLIGRAPHIC QUATRAIN, SIGNED BY SHAH MUHAMMAD, PERSIA, SAFAVID, 16TH CENTURY Persian quatrain on paper in nasta'liq script in black ink, laid down on a later blue album page, corner and side-pieces with scrolling vines and split-palmettes calligraphy: 17.2 by 9.5cm. leaf: 33 by 22.6cm.

A CALLIGRAPHIC QUATRAIN, SIGNED BY SHAH MUHAMMAD, PERSIA, SAFAVID, 16TH CENTURY Persian quatrain on paper in nasta'liq script in black ink, laid down on a later blue album page, corner and side-pieces with scrolling vines and split-palmettes calligraphy: 17.2 by 9.5cm. leaf: 33 by 22.6cm.

Tile detail, Jameh Mosque, Esfahan, Iran

Tile detail, Jameh Mosque, Esfahan, Iran

Walls of Yazd, Iran ::Islamic Arts and Architecture

Walls of Yazd, Iran ::Islamic Arts and Architecture

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