Album de calligraphies et de peintures Date d'édition : seconde moitié du XVIe siècle Type : manuscrit Langue : Persan
circa 1540. Portrait of Young Woman by Mirza Ali (or Aqa Mirak (?)). A single page portrait formerly in the Ducote collection. This same figure is found in several versions in the miniatures of the Safavi period.
Joana d'Áustria, infanta de Espanha, infanta de Portugal, Moro 1552-3
Young woman with a spray of lilies 16th century Safavid period Opaque watercolor and gold on paper H: 14.2 W: 7.8 cm Iran
This decoration is made of a ceramic mosaic fragments, prevalent in the 17th century. The peacock is an ancient motif in art and literature of Iran: it evokes royalty, prosperity, renewal and spring. This is a recurring motif in religious buildings commissioned by shahs Safavid.
Man and Woman Embracing Persian 16th century Object Place, Iran 11.8 x 20.0 cm ACCESSION NUMBER 17.1353