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King Solomon and the Queen of Sheba. 16th c. Persian art. Safavid period. Miniature Painting. © AISA/Everett Collection
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Lady with a Fan ca. 1590-92 Riza Abbasi ca. 1565-1635) Safavid period Opaque watercolor and gold on paper H: 16.1 W: 9.8 cm Iran F1932.9
The Man and the Ruffian: Page from a manuscript of the Mantiq al-Tayr (The Language of the Birds) of Farid al-Din cAttar, ca. 1600; Safavid Iran (Isfahan)
a seated woman holds a bird 17s isfahan
Iran Issa-Khan (Iranian)
Birds at Baran, possibly from the Babur-nama late 16th century Mughal dynasty Color and gold on paper H: 17.1 W: 9.5 cm India
Majnûn, le « fou d’amour », dans le désert Fozûli Baghdâdi, Leylà ve Mejnûn (Layla et Majnûn) [Chirâz] (Iran), vers 1575-1580.
Folio from Aja’ib al-makhluqat (Wonders of Creation) by al-Qazvini; recto: Manuscript only; verso: Wild Ox (Bagar al-Wahsh) early 15th century