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An aged Mullah. Opaque watercolour and gold on paper India or Pakistan; 1615 Artist: Farrukh Beg, born ca. 1545 - died active cm x cm (page), cm x cm (picture only) Museum Number: . Victoria and Albert Museum, London, Great Britain
Persian miniature painting Woman sprinkling rose water
Lovers in garden- Persian miniature
Persian peacock miniature, century or earlier. Peacock rendered with very fine brushwork. Gouache, gold and ink on paper.
F. Zahra Hassan on
Hoopoe bird miniature, Mughal, C.
Reinette: Persian Art, Miniature and Painting
Beauty Unveiling Herself DescriptionPainting; portrait of a beautiful lady unveiling herself while dancing.
One of the best-known stories of Nizami’s Khamsa (Quintet) is that of Laila and Majnun, a tale akin to that of the star-crossed lovers Romeo and Juliet. This folio illustrates their meeting at the madrasa (school) where they fall in love at first sight
Folio from a Khamsa (Quintet) by Nizami verso: Bahram Gur and the Indian princess in the black pavilion; recto: text, characteristics of the seven pavilions 1548 Safavid period Ink, opaque watercolor and gold on paper H: W: cm Shiraz, Iran
A Qizilbash and His Horse Entangles by a Dragon - Although the hero has a sword and bow, he attacks the dragon with his small dagger. Both the marvelously intertwined horse and dragon are spotted. Leaf from the Read Persian Album Persia, Qazvin ca.
I can never come up with what to say so here are some words that I love from Leonard Cohen:ring the bells that still can ringforget your perfect offering- there is a crack in everything that's how the light gets in ~leonard.
“ Iranian painting of dancing girl ”
Miraculously Detailed And Mesmerizing Miniature Paintings - Bored Art