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Anthology of Persian Poetry (Safina) 'Abd al-'Azim al-Yahya, circa 1681-5 C.E. (A.H. 1092-96), Islamic (Iran). Ink and watercolor on paper, 19.1 x 7.9 cm. Image courtesy of the Metropolitan Museum of Art (accession number: 2003.1321).
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
Engraver: Giacomo Franco (Italian, 1550–1620). Schiac Appas, Re di Persia (Shah Abbas, King of Persia). The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York. The Elisha Whittelsey Collection, The Elisha Whittelsey Fund, 1957 (57.506) #mustache #movember
Read about Poets, Lovers, and Heroes in Italian Mythological Prints in this Heilbrunn Timeline of Art History essay. | Barbari, Jacopo de' (Italian, active by 1497–died by 1516). Apollo and Diana, ca. 1500–1505. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York. Rogers Fund, 1920 (20.92.2)