This gorgeous painting is the result of close cooperation between Iranian artists who use long-established miniature designs drawn to scale in the proper colours on graph paper and persian carpet weavers.
Master Mahmoud Farshchian is simply one of Iran's greatest Persian Miniature painters, creator of his own unique style and school of Persian Miniatures, and practically the father of the "Modern Persian Miniature
Hafiz دوش وقت سحر از غصه نجاتم دادند واندر آن ظلمت شب آب حیاتم دادند حافظ، غزل شمارهٔ ۱۸۳ محمود فرشچیان، 1341 Hafiz Last night, at morning time, me freedom from grief, they (Fate and Destiny) -- Gave. And, in that darkness of night, me the water-of-life they -- gave. Mahmud Farshchian Iran 1962
Iranian painting, being a blended word, indicates some sort of painting which has appeared during centuries in the land of Iran. This kind of painting, called miniature by the western researchers and scholars, has a deep and fruitful history.