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The Two Poets Sa'di and Jalal al-Din Rumi. On this folio from Walters manuscript Sa'di meets Jalal al-Din Rumi, who is dancing in mystical observance.

Illuminated Manuscript, Yusuf and Zulaykha, Walters Art Museum Ms. W.808, fol.124a

Illuminated Manuscript, Yusuf and Zulaykha, Walters Art Museum Ms.

This illustration depicts the birth of Buddha (Shākmūnī). W676

Six leaves from Majma` al-tavarikh by Hafiz Abru, Birth of Buddha, Walters Manuscript

Illuminated Manuscript of Yusuf and Zulayka, Walters Art Museum Ms. W.644, fol. 116a

Illuminated Manuscript of Yusuf and Zulayka, Walters Art Museum Ms.

Persian Miniature 3

JOJO POST FATHER: Illuminated Manuscript, Album of Persian and Indian miniatures, calligraphy, and European engravings, Walters Art Museum Ms.

16th Century Persian painting.  (Photo credit - Walters Museum)

This folio from Walters manuscript depicts Zulaykha in her palace in Egypt.

The Drowning Man: Page from a manuscript of the Mantiq al-Tayr (The Language of the Birds) of Farid al-Din cAttar, ca. 1487; Timurid  Iran (Herat)

The Drowning Man (Mantiq al-Tayr (The Language of the Birds) CE Timurid Miniature Painting, Herat) -Farid ad-Diin Attar)

Musa's Rod(?) Swallowing The Magician's Eyes (Painting, Recto; Text, Verso), Folio 83 From A Manuscript Of The Qisas Al-Anbiya (Tales Of The Prophets) Of Ishaq B. Ibrahim Al-Nayshaburi

From the Harvard Art Museums’ collections Musa's Rod(?) Swallowing the Magician's Eyes (painting, recto; text, verso), folio 83 from a manuscript of the Qisas al-Anbiya (Tales of the Prophets) of Ishaq b. Ibrahim al-Nayshaburi

Persian Painting

16 Persian Poems That Will Bring Beauty To Your Day

This folio is from a lavishly illustrated copy of the Khamsa (Quintet) by the poet Nizami. The calligrapher of this manuscript, Sultan Muhammad Nur, is known to have worked in Herat during the reign of the Timurid ruler Sultan Husain Baiqara, along with the famous painter Bihzad

Sultan Sanjar and the Old Woman, Folio 17 from a Khamsa (Quintet) of Nizami Poster Print by Painting by Shaikh Zada x

16th Century Persian painting.  (Photo credit - Walters Museum)

This illustration from Walters manuscript depicts Joseph (Yusuf) and Zulaykha in their wedding chamber.

Illuminated Manuscript, History of Nigaristan, Sarāmās singing before Tīmūr, Walters Art Museum, Ms W.598, fol. 189b  This is an illuminated and illustrated Safavid copy of the History of Nigaristan (Iran), known as Kitāb-i Nigāristān or Tārīkh-i Nigāristān by Ahmad Ghaffārī (d. 975 AH / 1567-8 CE). The colophon indicates that it was completed on the 5 Shawwāl 976 AH / 1569 CE | Flickr - Photo Sharing!

Illuminated Manuscript, History of Nigaristan, Sarāmās singing before Tīmūr, Walters Art Museum, Ms fol.

zulaikha peeping through a pit

Illuminated Manuscript, Yusuf and Zulaykha, Zulaykhā, peeking through a hole in…