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Zal and Rudabah entertained. Iran, southern provincial style, 1438-39 (Or.11676, f.46) - See more at: http://britishlibrary.typepad.co.uk/asian-and-african/middle-east/page/2/#sthash.LzqwdPub.dpuf http://a7.typepad.com/6a017ee66ba427970d01bb086a75ff970d-pi

Zal and Rudabeh entertained ‘Owfi, Javami‘ al-Hekayat (‘Compendium of Tales’) Sultanate India: probably October-November 1439 Opaque watercolour, ink and gold on paper London, British Library, MS Or.

خان سوم کشتن رستم اژدها را، نگارگر ناشناس، شاهنامه فردوسی، قرن 19 میلادی،41.8 در 28 سانتیمتر برگ بزد تیغ و انداخت از تن سرش فروریخت چون رود،خون از برش BOOK OF KINGS (SHAHNAMA) IRAN, LATE 19TH CENTURY Transparent pigments and ink heightened with gold on paper, each with a central illustration depicting a scene from the epic, Rustam and his horse Raksh charging a dragon, the lassoing of a div, each folio with four columns of text in nasta'liq script above and below, text within polychrome…

Rustam & His Horse Raksh Charging A Dragon (Abu'l Qasim Firdausi CE Persian): Shahnama (Book of Kings) (Late Century CE Qajar (?

Sa'di Throwing a Priest from Somnath Down a Well, Page from a Manuscript of the Bustan (Orchard) of Sa'di Iran, Shiraz, Circa 1585 Ink, opaque watercolors, and gold on paper 7 11/16 x 3 7/8 in. (19.37 x 9.84 cm) LACMA Collections

Sa'di Throwing a Priest from Somnath Down a Well, Page from a Manuscript of the Bustan (Orchard) of Sa'di

“Rustam Lassoes the Khaqan (Ruler) of China,” Page from an Illustrated Manuscript of the Shahnama (Book of Kings) of Firdawsi (d. 1020) Medium: Ink, opaque watercolor, and gold on paper Place Made: Shiraz, Iran Dates: late 15th-early 16th century Dynasty: Safavid

Rustam Lassoes the Khaqan (Emperor) of China (Abu'l Qasim Firdausi CE Persian): Shahnama (Book of Kings) (Late Century CE Miniature Painting, Shiraz, Iran))

Timurids and friends , Safavid , ca.1575

Folio from a Yusuf u Zulaykha by Jami (d. recto: text circa 1575 Safavid period Opaque watercolor, ink, and gold on paper H: W: cm Khurasan, Iran

نبرد کی خسرو با افراسیاب، برگی از شاهنامه فردوسی، خط:سالک ب. سعید، گواش، آبرنگ و طلا بر روی کاغذ، 34.5 X 24.2 سانتی متر، لاهیجان. دو شاه دو کشور چنین کینه دار برفتند با خوار مایه سوار ندیدند گرسیوز و جهن روی که او پیش خسرو شود رزمجوی عنانش گرفتند و بر تافتند سوی ریگ آموی بشتافتند چنو بازگشت استقیلا چو گرد بیامد که با شاه جوید نبرد دمان شاه ایلا بپیش سپاه یکی نیزه زد بر کمرگاه شاه نبد کارگر نیزه بر جوشنش نه ترس آمد اندر دل روشنش چو خسرو دل و زور او را بدید سبک تیغ تیز از میان برکشید بزد بر…

Folio from a Shahnama (Book of kings) by Firdawsi Salik b. Sa'id, Gilan, Iran, “This painting is from a now dispersed two-volume copy of the Shahnama (Book of Kings) commissioned by Karkia.

“Homāy and Homāyūn in a garden,” detached leaf from a manuscript of Rašīd-al-Dīn’s Jāmeʿ al-tawārīḵ, no. 57.51.20, colors and gilt on paper. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, no. 57.51.20.

The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York. Cora Timken Burnett Collection of Persian Miniatures and Other Persian Art Objects, Bequest of Cora Timken Burnett, 1956

Iran, unknown artist (Iranian), The fire ordeal of Seyavash, from a Shahnameh, ca. 1630 or later, ink, opaque watercolor, and gold on paper

Iran unknown artist The fire ordeal of Seyavash from a Shahnameh. opaque watercolor and gold paper

This is one of the 12 miniatures illustrating the poem Khusraw and Shirin in the Hermitage's famous Persian manuscript of the Khamsa, an anthology of five poems by the 12th-century poet Nizami, who lived on the territory of present-day Azerbaijan. In 1431 this manuscript of the Khamsa was copied out in Herat by the calligrapher Mahmud for Sultan Shahrukh , son of the legendary Tamerlaine . Khusraw and Shirin is the first poem in the literature of the Near and Middle East in which man'...

Shirin Examines the Portrait of Khusraw -

This is one of the 12 miniatures illustrating the poem Khusraw and Shirin in the Hermitage's famous Persian manuscript of the Khamsa, an anthology of five poems by the 12th-century poet Nizami, who lived on the territory of present-day Azerbaijan. In 1431 this manuscript of the Khamsa was copied out in Herat by the calligrapher Mahmud for Sultan Shahrukh , son of the legendary Tamerlaine . Khusraw and Shirin is the first poem in the literature of the Near and Middle East in which man'...

Portrait of Youth, 17th century, Iran, Collection The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York

Portrait of a Youth Date: century Geography: Iran Medium: Opaque watercolor and gold on paper Dimensions: H. cm) Metropolitan Museum of Art

(Folio from a dispersed Shah-Nameh (Book of Kings) produced for Sultan ‘Ali Mirza) Rostam Shooting the Turanian Hero Ashkabus Date: 1494 Place: Lahijan, Iran Materials: Opaque watercolour, ink, and gold on paper

(Folio from a dispersed Shah-Nameh (Book of Kings) produced for Sultan ‘Ali Mirza) Rostam Shooting the Turanian Hero Ashkabus Date: 1494 Place: Lahijan, Iran Materials: Opaque watercolour, ink, and gold on paper

سماع دراویش ، شیوه محمدی هروی، اواخر قرن 16 میلادی A Gathering Of Dervishes Geography Iran Period Safavid, late 16th century CE Dynasty Safavid Materials and technique Ink and watercolour on paper Dimensions 38.5 x 28.5 cm

A Gathering Of Dervishes Geography Iran Period Safavid, late century CE Dynasty Safavid Materials and technique Ink and watercolour on paper Dimensions x cm

Miniatures, Gouache, 23.7x13.7 cm. Origin: Iran, 1431-1431, Timurid Dynasty. Album: The Khamsa by Nizami. Personage: Bahram Gur. Source of entry: First Branch of the State Hermitage Museum, 1924. School: Herat. Theme: Literature.

Bahram Gur in the Blue Pavilion -

Album: The Khamsa by Nizami. Source of entry: First Branch of the State Hermitage Museum, School: Herat.

Masterpieces of Persian Miniature, taken from Shahname by the great iranian poet Ferdowsi - Shah Tahmasbi  شاهکار مینیاتور فارسی - شاهنامه شاعر بزرگ ایرانی فردوسی - نسخه شاه طهماسبی

Iskandar (Alexander) Slays Fur & Conquers Hind (Abu'l Qasim Firdausi CE Persian): Shahnama (Book of Kings) (Shah Tahmasp) (ca. CE Safavid Miniature Painting, Iran) -'Abd al-Wahab)

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