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François Schuiten

François Schuiten

Iranian Miniature,The themes of Persian miniatures are mostly related to Persian mythology and poetry. Western artists discovered the Persian miniature around the beginning of the 20th century

Iranian Miniature,The themes of Persian miniatures are mostly related to Persian mythology and poetry. Western artists discovered the Persian miniature around the beginning of the 20th century

Khamsa (Quintet) of Nizami, Safavid period (1501–1722), 1509–1510  Iran, Shiraz  Leather; tooled and gilded; ink on paper

Khamsa (Quintet) of Nizami, Safavid period (1501–1722), 1509–1510 Iran, Shiraz Leather; tooled and gilded; ink on paper

A Floral Fantasy, first half of the 17th century. Islamic. Gursharan and Elvira Sidhu Collection, Seattle | This work is featured in our “ Sultans of Deccan India, 1500–1700: Opulence and Fantasy” exhibition, on view through July 26, 2015. #DeccanSultans

A Floral Fantasy, first half of the 17th century. Islamic. Gursharan and Elvira Sidhu Collection, Seattle | This work is featured in our “ Sultans of Deccan India, 1500–1700: Opulence and Fantasy” exhibition, on view through July 26, 2015. #DeccanSultans

A Floral Fantasy

A Floral Fantasy

Tezhip

Tezhip

calligraphic art by mimo b. rokket on Flickr.

calligraphic art by mimo b. rokket on Flickr.

"Rosette Bearing the Names and Titles of Shah Jahan", Folio from the Shah Jahan Album

"Rosette Bearing the Names and Titles of Shah Jahan", Folio from the Shah Jahan Album

This Ottoman devotional manual, the Hizb al-Nawawi, is a later copy of a book of prayers written by the esteemed Mamluk scholar Muhiyi al-Din Abi Zakariya Yahya b. Sharaf b. Muri al-Nawawi (d. 1277). This particular copy was signed by the Ottoman court calligrapher Muhammad Amir on the fifteenth of Sha'ban, 1152 (November 17, 1739)

This Ottoman devotional manual, the Hizb al-Nawawi, is a later copy of a book of prayers written by the esteemed Mamluk scholar Muhiyi al-Din Abi Zakariya Yahya b. Sharaf b. Muri al-Nawawi (d. 1277). This particular copy was signed by the Ottoman court calligrapher Muhammad Amir on the fifteenth of Sha'ban, 1152 (November 17, 1739)

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