Recumbent Lioness  Iranian, 16th-17th century Safavid period Creation Place: India Ink, opaque watercolor, and gold on paper 14.5 x 20.8 cm (5 11/16 x 8 3/16 in.) Harvard Art Museums

Recumbent Lioness Iranian, century Safavid period Creation Place: India Ink, opaque watercolor, and gold on paper

GIOVANNINO DE GRASSI His brilliant wash drawings of cheetahs, stags, rabbits, and people fill the famous sketchbooks of Giovannino de Grassi. De Grassi was a Visconti court artist, painter, and sculptor, which allowed him an education, and sources for work. c.1390.

GIOVANNINO DE GRASSI was a Visconti court artist, painter, and sculptor, which allowed him an education, and sources for work.

Peacock, 17th century. Edo period (1615–1868). Japan. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York. H. O. Havemeyer Collection, Bequest of Mrs. H. O. Havemeyer, 1929 (29.100.474) #peacock

Peacock Period: Edo period Date: century Culture: Japan Medium: Hanging scroll; ink and color on paper Dimensions: 54 x 30 in. x cm) Classification: Paintings Credit Line: H. Havemeyer Collection, Bequest of Mrs.

Elephant with mahout attacking four men

Illuminated single leaf, An elephant with mahout attcking four men, Walters Art Museum Ms.

Manuscript of the 'Aja'ib al-makhluqat (Wonders of Creation) of Qazwini, with 253 paintings : manuscript, 17th century. Harvard Art Museum/Arthur M. Sackler Museum, Gift of Philip Hofer in memory of Eric Schroeder, 1972.3, Harvard University, Cambridge, Mass. Folio 219, recto (seq. 445)

Manuscript of the 'Aja'ib al-makhluqat (Wonders of Creation) of Qazwini, with 253 paintings : manuscript, 17th century. Harvard Art Museum/Arthur M. Sackler Museum, Gift of Philip Hofer in memory of Eric Schroeder, 1972.3, Harvard University, Cambridge, Mass. Folio 219, recto (seq. 445)

Bestiary, MS M.500 fol. 49v - Images from Medieval and Renaissance Manuscripts - The Morgan Library & Museum

Bestiary, Female cat carrying kitten in mouth toward three dead kittens; woman with extended hands; landscape setting with tree and plants. - The Morgan Library & Museum

Lion finials or legs for a vessel Iran 12th century

Lion finials or legs for a vessel Iran century

Iran, Timurid Period, 15th century, ink and opaque watercolor on paper, Overall: 24.80 x 15.80 cm (9 3/4 x 6 3/16 inches); Text area: 18.70 x 11.00 cm (7 5/16 x 4 5/16 inches). Edward L. Whittemore Fund 1947.498

Iran, Timurid Period, century, ink and opaque watercolor on paper, Overall: x cm x 6 in. Text area: x 11 cm x 4 in. Edward L.

Bestiary, Eagle in left profile standing on rock. - The Morgan Library & Museum

Bestiary, Iran, Maragheh, or and century

Bestiary, MS M.500 fol. 51v - Images from Medieval and Renaissance Manuscripts - The Morgan Library & Museum

Bestiary - Medieval & Renaissance Manuscripts Online - The Morgan Library & Museum

Bestiary, MS M.500 fol. 59v - Images from Medieval and Renaissance Manuscripts - The Morgan Library & Museum

Bestiary illustration in an Islamic manuscript. Images from Medieval and Renaissance Manuscripts - The Morgan Library & Museum

Qualities of Ringdoves (recto): from Manafi al-Hayawan (On the Usefulness of Animals) of Ibn Bakhtishu | Cleveland Museum of Art

Qualities of Ringdoves (recto): from Manafi al-Hayawan (On the Usefulness of Animals) of Ibn Bakhtishu

Title: Taurus and Gemini Form: Illustration Label: These illustrations depict Taurus (al-thawr) and Gemini (al-tawʾamān). Turkish version of ʿAjāʾib al-makhlūqāt (Wonders of creation) by Zakarīyā al-Qazwīnī (d. 692 AH / 1293 CE), made at the request of the Vizier Murtaza Paşa (Murtaḍá Pāshā) (fl. eleventh century AH / seventeenth CE). The codex was completed in 1121 AH / 1717 CE by Muḥammad ibn Muḥammad Shākir Rūzmah-ʾi Nāthānī.

Title: Taurus and Gemini Form: Illustration Label: These illustrations depict Taurus (al-thawr) and Gemini (al-tawʾamān).

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