Dancing Sufis -whirling dervishes. 16th C. Manuscript.

The Masnavi, Book One (Oxford World's Classics) (Bk. by Jalal al-Din Rumi. Series - Oxford World's Classics.

Acem Çengisi Maverdi Kolbaşı, minyatür Persian Dancing Woman, miniature, Levni, 18th century

Persian dancing woman at the Ottoman court. Ottoman miniature by Levni;

Folio from a Mu'nis al-Abrar fi Deqa'iq al-Ash'ar. Top: The Moon and Fish- "With the moon in Pisces, study learning and theology,/Make requests from ministers and judges,/Wear whatever new clothes you possess,/Abstain from bleeding. The tale is ended." Bottom: "Wiles of francolin, spirit of hawk, quickness of magpie,/Music of nightingale, splendor of huma, glance of partridge,/Breast of duck, wrath of eagle, beauty of peacock,/Cheek-down like parrot, hair like raven, attainable as simurgh."

Folio from a Mu'nis al-Abrar fi Deqa'iq al-Ash'ar (Free Man's Guide to the Subtleties of Poetry) by Badr al-Din Jajarmi (d. The Zodiac Constellation of Pisces, the moon, and two registers of birds; reverse: text: verses of poem

Woman with a Spray of Flowers ca. 1575 Iran

Woman with a spray of flowers ca. 1575 Safavid period Opaque watercolor and gold on paper H: W: D: cm Iran Purchase--Smithsonian Unrestricted Trust Funds, Smithsonian Collections Acquisition Program, and Dr. Arthur M.

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

Youth Pulling on a Falconer's Glove Leaf from the Read Persian Album. Herat (Afghanistan), ca. 1600

Youth Pulling on a Falconer's Glove Leaf from the Read Persian Album. Herat (Afghanistan), ca.

Safavid Art, Isfahan, Iran A man being served wine. A wall painting from Chehel Sotoun pavilion in Isfahan, Iran, 17th century

Safavid Art, Isfahan, Iran A man being served wine. A wall painting from Chehel Sotoun pavilion in Isfahan, Iran, century

A PRINCE AND ATTENDANTS  PERSIAN, 16TH CENTURY   BRILLIANT COLOR AND GOLD

Couple with attendants Persian century Object Place, Bukhara, Central Asia Dimensions Overall: x 6 cm x 2 in.) Accession Number Medium or Technique Opaque color and gold on paper

Iran, unknown artist (Iranian), Sa'di ses a Sufi on the waters, from a Bustan of Sa'di, late 16th century, ink, opaque watercolor, and silver on paper.

Sa'di Ses a Sufi on the Waters, from a dispersed manuscript of Bustan of Sa'di

Sudaba's Second Accusation Against Siyavush is Judged (Abu'l Qasim Firdausi (935–1020 CE Persian): Shahnama (Book of Kings) (Shah Tahmasp) (ca. 1525–30 Safavid Miniature Painting, Tabriz, Iran) -Qasim Ibn 'Ali (ca. 1525–60 Persian (?) Artist) (1970.301.24, Metropolitan Museum of Art) | Opaque watercolor, ink, silver, and gold on paper Dimensions: Painting: H. 11 1/8 in. (28.2 cm) W. 7 3/16 in. (18.3 cm) Page: H. 18 5/8 in. (47.3 cm) W. 12 5/8 in. (32.1 cm) Mat: H. 22 in. (55.9 cm) W. 16 in…

Sudaba's Second Accusation Against Siyavush is Judged (Abu'l Qasim Firdausi CE Persian): Shahnama (Book of Kings) (Shah Tahmasp) (ca. Safavid Miniature Painting, Tabriz, Iran) -Qasim Ibn 'Ali (ca.) Artist) Metropolitan Museum of Art)

Cambridge University Library, MS Nn.3.74, detail of f. 63r (bird rescuing a man). Qazwini, ʻAjāʼib al-makhlūqāt. 16th century.

Cambridge University Library, MS detail of f. (bird rescuing a man), Qazwini, ʻAjāʼib al-makhlūqāt, century.

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