Sea serpent swallows the royal fleet Bijapur, Deccan, India 39 x 23.5 cm 1670 Opaque watercolour, paper

Sea serpent swallows the royal fleet Bijapur, Deccan, India 39 x 23.5 cm 1670 Opaque watercolour, paper

The Battle Between the Owls and Crows Qazvin, Iran 30.3 x 20.6 cm 1593 Opaque watercolour, ink, and gold on paper

The Battle Between the Owls and Crows Qazvin, Iran 30.3 x 20.6 cm 1593 Opaque watercolour, ink, and gold on paper

AN ILLUSTRATED AND ILLUMINATED LEAF FROM A MANUSCRIPT OF FIRDAUSI'S SHAHNAMEH: ISFANDYAR KILLS THE DRAGON, PERSIA, SAFAVID, 16TH CENTURY

AN ILLUSTRATED AND ILLUMINATED LEAF FROM A MANUSCRIPT OF FIRDAUSI'S SHAHNAMEH: ISFANDYAR KILLS THE DRAGON, PERSIA, SAFAVID, 16TH CENTURY

Le Serpent Rieur (mar-ı kahkaha). Mehmed ibn Emir Hasan al-Su’ûdî, Matâli’ al-su‘âda wa yanâbi‘ al-siyâda ("Le livre du bonheur"), Istanbul (Turquie), 1582. BnF, département des Manuscrits, supplément turc 242, f. 90 v°

Le Serpent Rieur (mar-ı kahkaha). Mehmed ibn Emir Hasan al-Su’ûdî, Matâli’ al-su‘âda wa yanâbi‘ al-siyâda ("Le livre du bonheur"), Istanbul (Turquie), 1582. BnF, département des Manuscrits, supplément turc 242, f. 90 v°

Manuscript-Metaliʿü'l-saadet ve yenabiʿü-l-siyadet Seyyid Mohammed ibn Emir Hasan el-Suʿudî, 1582, Gallica,BnF

Manuscript-Metaliʿü'l-saadet ve yenabiʿü-l-siyadet Seyyid Mohammed ibn Emir Hasan el-Suʿudî, 1582, Gallica,BnF

Demons Fighting Over an Animal Limb, late 17th century. India. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York. Gift of Doris Rubin, in memory of Harry Rubin, 1989 (1989.236.3) | In this painting, set in a fantastic landscape with rocks, trees and a cityscape in the distance, two fearsome demons are seen quarreling over the leg of an animal.

Demons Fighting Over an Animal Limb, late 17th century. India. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York. Gift of Doris Rubin, in memory of Harry Rubin, 1989 (1989.236.3) | In this painting, set in a fantastic landscape with rocks, trees and a cityscape in the distance, two fearsome demons are seen quarreling over the leg of an animal.

The historic battle at Panipat saw Babur and his army defeat Afghan Sultan Ibrahim Lodi, the collapse of the Sultanate of Delhi, and the subsequent establishment of the Mughal Empire

The historic battle at Panipat saw Babur and his army defeat Afghan Sultan Ibrahim Lodi, the collapse of the Sultanate of Delhi, and the subsequent establishment of the Mughal Empire

A page from The Shahnama of Shah Tahmasp

Art of the Sultan: Books on Islamic Art throughout the ages

Mughal art. The child Akbar and his mother

Art treasures of the Mughal empire

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