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"Yusuf is Drawn Up from the Well", Folio from a Yusuf and Zulaikha of Jami Maulana Nur al-Din `Abd al-Rahman Jami (1414–92) Date: second half 16th century Geography: Iran, Shiraz Medium: Opaque watercolor and gold on paper Dimensions: H. 9 in. (22.9 cm) W. 5 1/4 in. (13.3 cm) Metropolitan Museum of Art 57.51.39.137

Maulana Nur al-Din `Abd al-Rahman Jami | "Yusuf is Drawn Up from the Well", Folio from a Yusuf and Zulaikha of Jami | The Met

KHUSRAW AND SHIRIN AT POLO  SAFAVID SHIRAZ, CIRCA 1570 AD  From the Khusraw and Shirin of Nizami, gouache heightened with gold on paper, a vigourous game of polo takes place at the centre of the composition as spectators look on from the sides, an elaborately decorated building behind housing further spectators and musicians above, with lines of black nasta'liq arranged in four columns and one heading in white on a gold floral ground, with gold and polychrome rules, mounted 32.4 x 20.2cm

KHUSRAW AND SHIRIN AT POLO SAFAVID SHIRAZ, CIRCA 1570 AD From the Khusraw and Shirin of Nizami, gouache heightened with gold on paper, a vigourous game of polo takes place at the centre of the composition as spectators look on from the sides, an elaborately decorated building behind housing further spectators and musicians above, with lines of black nasta'liq arranged in four columns and one heading in white on a gold floral ground, with gold and polychrome rules, mounted 32.4 x 20.2cm

Sad'i and the Youth of Kashgar, 1486 - Kamal ud-Din Behzad

Sad'i and the Youth of Kashgar - Kamal ud-Din Behzad - - Timurid Period miniature, 1486

Sultan Muhammad Nur (ca. 1472–ca. 1536). "The Mi'raj or The Night Flight of Muhammad on his Steed Buraq", Folio from a Bustan of Sa`di, ca.1525-35. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York. Purchase, Louis V. Bell Fund and The Vincent Astor Foundation Gift, 1974 (1974.294.2) #horses

"The Mi'raj or The Night Flight of Muhammad on his Steed Buraq", Folio from a Bustan of Sa`di, Sultan Muhammad Nur (ca. Ink, gold, and colors on paper

sam meets zall on top of the mountains 1564.

Exhibition of Persian miniature paintings organized in 2005 by the Tehran Museum of Contemporary Art

Ottoman arts

Ottoman Empire - Battle of Nicopolis in Painting from the free encyclopedia

"Zal Questions Sam's Intentions Regarding the House of Mihrab", Folio from the Shahnama (Book of Kings) of Shah Tahmasp

Zal Questions Sam's Intentions Regarding the House of Mihrab", Folio from the Shahnama (Book of Kings) of Shah Tahmasp, 1530 Tabriz

Bahram Chaubim Slays Saveh (Abu'l Qasim Firdausi (935–1020 CE Persian): Shahnama (Book of Kings) (Shah Tahmasp) -Bashdan Qara (ca. 1525–35 Persian (?) Painter)) (Reza Abbassi Museum, Tehran, Iran)

Bahram Chaubim Slays Saveh (Abu'l Qasim Firdausi CE Persian): Shahnama (Book of Kings) (Shah Tahmasp) -Bashdan Qara (ca.

Unknown Artist Calligraphy attributed to Mir Ali al Husayni (flourished 1514-43) Written by Mahmud 'Arifi of Herat (died 1449) Ownership Notes and Stamps (recto), The Angels Who Pray for the King, Introduction (frontispiece painting, verso), folio 1 from an illustrated Manuscript of the Guy u Chawgan by `Arifi, 1523 Manuscript Folio Persian  16th century Safavid period, AH 907-1145 / AD 1501-1732  Creation Place: Herat

Mahmud 'Arifi of Herat (c.)): The Angels Who Pray for the King Century CE Islamic Safavid Miniatire Painting, Herat, Afghanistan, Khurasan (?), Persia) -Mir Ali al Husayni (c.

Majnun Brought to Layla's Tent by the Old Woman. Origin: Iran, 1431-1431, Timurid Dynasty Album: The Khamsa by Nizami. Personage: Majnun.   First Branch of the State Hermitage Museum, 1924. School: Herat

Majnun Brought to Layla's Tent by the Old Woman -

Majnun-Brought-to-Layla-s-Tent-by-the-Old-Woman.jpg Miniatures, Gouache, cm Origin: Iran, Timurid Dynasty Album: The Khamsa by Nizami Personage: Majnun Source of entry: First Branch of the State Hermitage Museum, 1924 School: Herat Theme: Literature

An Illustrated and Illuminated manuscript of Nizami's Haft Paykar ('Seven Princesses') and Layla wa Majnun, Persia, Safavid, probably Shiraz, circa 1590

Would love to find an affordable English translation of Haft Paykar. An Illustrated and Illuminated manuscript of Nizami's Haft Paykar ('Seven Princesses') and Layla wa Majnun, Persia, Safavid, probably Shiraz, circa 1590

The Metropolitan Museum of Art - "The Eavesdropper", Folio from a Haft Paikar (Seven Portraits) of the Khamsa (Quintet) of Nizami

This folio once illustrated a magnificent manuscript of Nizami’s Haft Paikar (Seven Portraits). The story of the Seven Portraits comprises a series of moralizing tales as told to the Persian hero Bahram Gur by seven princesses

Prince in a Garden Courtyard | 1525–30 | Iran, Tabriz

Prince in a Garden Courtyard Date: Geography: Iran, Tabriz Medium: Opaque watercolor, ink, gold, and silver on paper Dimensions: 8 x 4 x Metropolitan Museum of Art

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