Turkish Miniature, Noah's Ark. A fanciful gold leaf ark with private port holes for the animals is portrayed in this mid-20th century Turkish miniature painted on a page from a 19th century Islamic manuscript.
Persian Peacock Miniature, ca.19th century or earlier. Peacock is rendered with very fine brushwork. Gouache, gold and ink on paper. Fine calligraphy covering verso. 6 x 8.5"
Peafowl, attributed to Mansur, ca 1610
Anthology of Persian Poetry (Safina) 'Abd al-'Azim al-Yahya
Detail, [Detail, calligraphy with stylized watercolor carnations and other flowers. Official signature of Sultan Suleiman the Magnificent, 16th century Istanbul. The Met's collection.]
Livre d'art Le Cantique des oiseaux d'Attar illustré par la peinture en Islam d'orient - Éditions Diane de Selliers
Hat Eserleri / Celî Sülüs / Talip Mert / Levha - Ah Minel Aşk