1501: Muhammad Shaybani defeats Babur at Samarkand. Painting by Kamaledin Behzad

1501: Muhammad Shaybani defeats Babur at Samarkand. Painting by Kamaledin Behzad

"A Youth Fallen From a Tree", Folio from the Shah Jahan Album    Artist:Painting by Aqa Riza (Iranian, born Meshhed, ca. 1560, active until ca. 1621)  Calligrapher:Mir 'Ali Haravi (d. ca. 1550)  Object Name:Album leaf  Date:verso: ca. 1610; recto: ca. 1530

"A Youth Fallen From a Tree", Folio from the Shah Jahan Album Artist:Painting by Aqa Riza (Iranian, born Meshhed, ca. 1560, active until ca. 1621) Calligrapher:Mir 'Ali Haravi (d. ca. 1550) Object Name:Album leaf Date:verso: ca. 1610; recto: ca. 1530

Sadiqi Bek (Iranian, 1533-1609), opaque watercolor, gold, and silver on paper, Sheet: 33.50 x 23.50 cm (13 3/16 x 9 1/4 inches); Image: 33.50 x 23.50 cm (13 3/16 x 9 1/4 inches). Andrew R. and Martha Holden Jennings Fund 1988.101

Sadiqi Bek (Iranian, 1533-1609), opaque watercolor, gold, and silver on paper, Sheet: 33.50 x 23.50 cm (13 3/16 x 9 1/4 inches); Image: 33.50 x 23.50 cm (13 3/16 x 9 1/4 inches). Andrew R. and Martha Holden Jennings Fund 1988.101

Riza-i Abbasi Miniatures, Gouache and gold, 26x16.7 cm Origin: Iran, 1612, Safavid Dynasty This is one of the best works by the renowned artist Riza-i Abbasi. The miniature is the right part of a diptych  showing a noble youth feasting in the company of his suite.

Convivial Party - Riza-i Abbasi

Riza-i Abbasi Miniatures, Gouache and gold, 26x16.7 cm Origin: Iran, 1612, Safavid Dynasty This is one of the best works by the renowned artist Riza-i Abbasi. The miniature is the right part of a diptych showing a noble youth feasting in the company of his suite.

Folio from the Tarikh-i alam-aray-i Shah Ismail (The world adorning history of Shah Ismail); The Battle between Shah Ismail and Abul-khayr Khan  TYPE Detached manuscript folio MAKER(S) Author: Bijan Artist: Mu'in Musavvir (or a follower) HISTORICAL PERIOD(S) Safavid period, circa 1688 MEDIUM Opaque watercolor and ink on paper DIMENSION(S) H x W (painting): 19.9 × 15.1 cm (7 13/16 × 5 15/16 in) GEOGRAPHY Iran, Isfahan

Folio from the Tarikh-i alam-aray-i Shah Ismail (The world adorning history of Shah Ismail); The Battle between Shah Ismail and Abul-khayr Khan TYPE Detached manuscript folio MAKER(S) Author: Bijan Artist: Mu'in Musavvir (or a follower) HISTORICAL PERIOD(S) Safavid period, circa 1688 MEDIUM Opaque watercolor and ink on paper DIMENSION(S) H x W (painting): 19.9 × 15.1 cm (7 13/16 × 5 15/16 in) GEOGRAPHY Iran, Isfahan

This deluxe manuscript was first copied in Shiraz in 1411 during the governorship of Iskandar Sultan, grandson of Timur and a great patron of the arts, particularly the arts of the book. Spaces for miniatures elsewhere in the volume were left blank and subsequently filled in by Turkman Aq Quyunlu and Ottoman painters, providing a chronicle for the manuscript's travels

This deluxe manuscript was first copied in Shiraz in 1411 during the governorship of Iskandar Sultan, grandson of Timur and a great patron of the arts, particularly the arts of the book. Spaces for miniatures elsewhere in the volume were left blank and subsequently filled in by Turkman Aq Quyunlu and Ottoman painters, providing a chronicle for the manuscript's travels

Anthology of Persian Poetry  Object Name: Illustrated manuscript Date: 15th century Geography: Attributed to Iran, Shiraz Medium: Main support: Ink, opaque watercolor, silver, and gold on paper Binding: Leather and gold Dimensions: 10 1/2 x 7in. (26.7 x 17.8cm)

Anthology of Persian Poetry Object Name: Illustrated manuscript Date: 15th century Geography: Attributed to Iran, Shiraz Medium: Main support: Ink, opaque watercolor, silver, and gold on paper Binding: Leather and gold Dimensions: 10 1/2 x 7in. (26.7 x 17.8cm)

Anthology of Persian Poetry  Object Name: Illustrated manuscript Date: 15th century Geography: Attributed to Iran, Shiraz Medium: Main support: Ink, opaque watercolor, silver, and gold on paper Binding: Leather and gold Dimensions: 10 1/2 x 7in. (26.7 x 17.8cm)

Anthology of Persian Poetry Object Name: Illustrated manuscript Date: 15th century Geography: Attributed to Iran, Shiraz Medium: Main support: Ink, opaque watercolor, silver, and gold on paper Binding: Leather and gold Dimensions: 10 1/2 x 7in. (26.7 x 17.8cm)

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