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Saada, the Wife of Abraham Ben-Chimol, and Préciada, One of Their Daughters
Eugène Delacroix
(French, Charenton-Saint-Maurice 1798–1863 Paris)
Date: 1832
Medium: Watercolor over graphite on wove paper
Accession Number: 1972.118.210
"The Feast of Sada", Folio 22v from the Shahnama (Book of Kings) of Shah Tahmasp
Abu'l Qasim Firdausi
(935–1020)
Date: ca. 1525
Medium: Opaque watercolor, ink, silver, and gold on paper
Accession Number: 1970.301.2
"The Elephant Clock", Folio from a Book of the Knowledge of Ingenious Mechanical Devices by al-Jazari
Farrukh ibn `Abd al-Latif
Date: dated A.H. 715/A.D. 1315
Medium: Ink, opaque watercolor, and gold on paper
Accession Number: 57.51.23
Folio from a Mu'nis al-ahrar fi daqa'iq al-ash'ar (The Free Man's Companion to the Subtleties of Poems) of Jajarmi
Muhammad ibn Badr al-Din Jajarmi
(active 1340s)
Date: A.H. 741/A.D. 1340–41
Medium: Ink, opaque watercolor, and gold on paper
Accession Number: 19.68.1
Devananda's Fourteen Auspicious Dreams Foretelling the Birth of Mahavira: Folio from a Kalpasutra Manuscript
Master of the Jaunpur Kalpasutra
(Indian)
Date: ca. 1465
Medium: Opaque watercolor on paper
Accession Number: 1992.359
Folio from a Qur'an Manuscript
Date: dated A.H. 531/ A.D. 1137
Medium: Ink, gold, and watercolor on paper
Accession Number: 1996.238.2
Bifolium from the "Nurse's Qur'an" (Mushaf al-Hadina)
Date: ca. A.H. 410/ A.D. 1019–20
Medium: Ink, opaque watercolor, and gold on parchment
Accession Number: 2007.191
Mr. and Mrs. Daniel Otis and Child
Joseph H. Davis
(1811–1865)
Date: 1834
Medium: Watercolor, gum arabic, and graphite on off-white wove paper
Accession Number: 1972.263.6
The Lovers
Painting by Riza-yi `Abbasi
(ca. 1565–1635)
Date: dated A.H. 1039/ A.D. 1630
Medium: Opaque watercolor, ink, and gold on paper
Accession Number: 50.164
"Tahmuras Defeats the Divs", Folio 23v from the Shahnama (Book of Kings) of Shah Tahmasp
Abu'l Qasim Firdausi
(935–1020)
Date: ca. 1525
Medium: Opaque watercolor, ink, silver, and gold on paper
Accession Number: 1970.301.3
"Preparing Medicine from Honey", Folio from a Dispersed Manuscript of an Arabic Translation of the Materia Medica of Dioscorides
'Abdullah ibn al-Fadl
Date: dated A.H. 621/ A.D. 1224
Medium: Ink, opaque watercolor, and gold on paper
Accession Number: 57.51.21
Eastern Coast of Rügen Island with Shepherd
Caspar David Friedrich
(German, Greifswald 1774–1840 Dresden)
Date: ca. 1805–6
Medium: Sepia colored ink, sepia colored wash, white gouache and graphite on off-white wove paper
Accession Number: 2002.260
"Isfandiyar's Third Course: He Slays a Dragon", Folio 434v from the Shahnama (Book of Kings) of Shah Tahmasp
Abu'l Qasim Firdausi
(935–1020)
Date: ca. 1530
Medium: Opaque watercolor, ink, silver, and gold on paper
Accession Number: 1970.301.51
"Farhad Carves a Milk Channel for Shirin", Folio from a Khamsa (Quintet) of Nizami
Nizami (Ilyas Abu Muhammad Nizam al-Din of Ganja)
(probably 1141–1217)
Date: A.H. 931/A.D. 1524–25
Medium: Ink, opaque watercolor, and gold on paper
Accession Number: 13.228.7.5
Large Boston Public Garden Sketchbook: The Huntington Avenue Streetcar
Maurice Brazil Prendergast
(American, St. John’s, Newfoundland 1858–1924 New York)
Date: 1895–1897
Medium: Watercolor over pencil
Accession Number: 1975.1.940
Folio from a Qur'an Manuscript
Ahmad ibn al-Suhrawardi al-Bakri
(d. 1320–21)
Date: dated A.H. 707/ A.D. 1307–8
Medium: Ink, opaque watercolor, and gold on paper
Accession Number: 55.44
Scalinata della Trinità dei Monti
Giovanni Paolo Panini
(Italian, Piacenza 1691–1765 Rome)
Date: ca. 1756–58
Medium: Pen and black ink, brush and gray wash, watercolor, over graphite
Accession Number: 1971.63.1
"Men Treading Grapes", Folio from a Materia Medica of Dioscorides
Date: dated A.H. 621/ A.D. 1224
Medium: Ink, opaque watercolor, and gold on paper
Accession Number: 56.20
"The Eavesdropper", Folio from a Haft Paikar (Seven Portraits) of the Khamsa (Quintet) of Nizami
Maulana Azhar
(d. 1475/76)
Date: ca. 1430
Medium: Ink, opaque watercolor, silver, and gold on paper
Accession Number: 13.228.13.6
"Jonah and the Whale", Folio from a Jami al-Tavarikh (Compendium of Chronicles)
Date: ca. 1400
Medium: Ink, opaque watercolor, gold, and silver on paper
Accession Number: 33.113
Qur'an Manuscript
Date: dated A.H. 1268/A.D. 1851–52
Medium: Ink, opaque watercolor, and gold on paper; leather binding
Accession Number: 1980.603
"The Angel Gabriel meets 'Amr ibn Zaid (the Shepherd)", Folio from a Siyer-i Nebi (the Life of the Prophet)
Painting by Mustafa ibn Vali
Date: ca. 1595
Medium: Ink, opaque watercolor, and gold on paper
Accession Number: 1994.141
Painted Cloth (Pichwai) Depicting the Celebration of the Festival of Cows
Date: late 18th–early 19th century
Medium: Painted and printed gold and silver leaf, opaque watercolor on indigo-dyed cotton
Accession Number: 2003.177
Landscape with Stars
Henri-Edmond Cross (Henri-Edmond Delacroix)
(French, Douai 1856–1910 Saint-Clair)
Date: ca. 1905–1908
Medium: Watercolor over graphite on white wove paper
Accession Number: 1975.1.592
Boys in a Dory
Winslow Homer
(American, Boston, Massachusetts 1836–1910 Prouts Neck, Maine)
Date: 1873
Medium: Watercolor washes and gouache over graphite underdrawing on medium rough textured white wove paper
Accession Number: 2001.608.1
Mountain Stream
John Singer Sargent
(American, Florence 1856–1925 London)
Date: ca. 1912–14
Medium: Watercolor and graphite on off-white wove paper
Accession Number: 15.142.2
"Khusrau Hunting", Folio from Khusrau and Shirin
Written by Hatifi
Date: dated A.H. 904/A.D. 1498–99
Medium: Main support: ink, opaque watercolor, and gold on paper; binding: leather
Accession Number: 69.27
Lady Lilith
Dante Gabriel Rossetti
(British, London 1828–1882 Birchington-on-Sea)
Date: 1867
Medium: Watercolor and gouache on paper
Accession Number: 08.162.1
"Shah Jahan on a Terrace, Holding a Pendant Set With His Portrait", Folio from the Shah Jahan Album
Painting by Chitarman
(active ca. 1627–70)
Date: recto: 1627–28; verso: ca. 1530–50
Medium: Ink, opaque watercolor, and gold on paper
Accession Number: 55.121.10.24
Folio from a Qur'an Manuscript
Date: late 13th–early 14th century
Medium: Ink, opaque watercolor, and gold on parchment
Accession Number: 42.63
Saada, the Wife of Abraham Ben-Chimol, and Préciada, One of Their Daughters
Eugène Delacroix
(French, Charenton-Saint-Maurice 1798–1863 Paris)
Date: 1832
Accession Number: 1972.118.210
"The Feast of Sada", Folio 22v from the Shahnama (Book of Kings) of Shah Tahmasp
Abu'l Qasim Firdausi
(935–1020)
Date: ca. 1525
Accession Number: 1970.301.2
"The Elephant Clock", Folio from a Book of the Knowledge of Ingenious Mechanical Devices by al-Jazari
Farrukh ibn `Abd al-Latif
Date: dated A.H. 715/A.D. 1315
Accession Number: 57.51.23
Folio from a Mu'nis al-ahrar fi daqa'iq al-ash'ar (The Free Man's Companion to the Subtleties of Poems) of Jajarmi
Muhammad ibn Badr al-Din Jajarmi
(active 1340s)
Date: A.H. 741/A.D. 1340–41
Accession Number: 19.68.1
Devananda's Fourteen Auspicious Dreams Foretelling the Birth of Mahavira: Folio from a Kalpasutra Manuscript
Master of the Jaunpur Kalpasutra
(Indian)
Date: ca. 1465
Accession Number: 1992.359
Folio from a Qur'an Manuscript
Date: dated A.H. 531/ A.D. 1137
Accession Number: 1996.238.2
Bifolium from the "Nurse's Qur'an" (Mushaf al-Hadina)
Date: ca. A.H. 410/ A.D. 1019–20
Accession Number: 2007.191
Mr. and Mrs. Daniel Otis and Child
Joseph H. Davis
(1811–1865)
Date: 1834
Accession Number: 1972.263.6
The Lovers
Painting by Riza-yi `Abbasi
(ca. 1565–1635)
Date: dated A.H. 1039/ A.D. 1630
Accession Number: 50.164
"Tahmuras Defeats the Divs", Folio 23v from the Shahnama (Book of Kings) of Shah Tahmasp
Abu'l Qasim Firdausi
(935–1020)
Date: ca. 1525
Accession Number: 1970.301.3
Eastern Coast of Rügen Island with Shepherd
Caspar David Friedrich
(German, Greifswald 1774–1840 Dresden)
Date: ca. 1805–6
Accession Number: 2002.260
"Isfandiyar's Third Course: He Slays a Dragon", Folio 434v from the Shahnama (Book of Kings) of Shah Tahmasp
Abu'l Qasim Firdausi
(935–1020)
Date: ca. 1530
Accession Number: 1970.301.51
"Farhad Carves a Milk Channel for Shirin", Folio from a Khamsa (Quintet) of Nizami
Nizami (Ilyas Abu Muhammad Nizam al-Din of Ganja)
(probably 1141–1217)
Date: A.H. 931/A.D. 1524–25
Accession Number: 13.228.7.5
Large Boston Public Garden Sketchbook: The Huntington Avenue Streetcar
Maurice Brazil Prendergast
(American, St. John’s, Newfoundland 1858–1924 New York)
Date: 1895–1897
Accession Number: 1975.1.940
Folio from a Qur'an Manuscript
Ahmad ibn al-Suhrawardi al-Bakri
(d. 1320–21)
Date: dated A.H. 707/ A.D. 1307–8
Accession Number: 55.44
Scalinata della Trinità dei Monti
Giovanni Paolo Panini
(Italian, Piacenza 1691–1765 Rome)
Date: ca. 1756–58
Accession Number: 1971.63.1
"Men Treading Grapes", Folio from a Materia Medica of Dioscorides
Date: dated A.H. 621/ A.D. 1224
Accession Number: 56.20
"The Eavesdropper", Folio from a Haft Paikar (Seven Portraits) of the Khamsa (Quintet) of Nizami
Maulana Azhar
(d. 1475/76)
Date: ca. 1430
Accession Number: 13.228.13.6
Qur'an Manuscript
Date: dated A.H. 1268/A.D. 1851–52
Accession Number: 1980.603
Painted Cloth (Pichwai) Depicting the Celebration of the Festival of Cows
Date: late 18th–early 19th century
Accession Number: 2003.177
Landscape with Stars
Henri-Edmond Cross (Henri-Edmond Delacroix)
(French, Douai 1856–1910 Saint-Clair)
Date: ca. 1905–1908
Accession Number: 1975.1.592
Boys in a Dory
Winslow Homer
(American, Boston, Massachusetts 1836–1910 Prouts Neck, Maine)
Date: 1873
Accession Number: 2001.608.1
Mountain Stream
John Singer Sargent
(American, Florence 1856–1925 London)
Date: ca. 1912–14
Accession Number: 15.142.2
"Khusrau Hunting", Folio from Khusrau and Shirin
Written by Hatifi
Date: dated A.H. 904/A.D. 1498–99
Accession Number: 69.27
Lady Lilith
Dante Gabriel Rossetti
(British, London 1828–1882 Birchington-on-Sea)
Date: 1867
Accession Number: 08.162.1
"Shah Jahan on a Terrace, Holding a Pendant Set With His Portrait", Folio from the Shah Jahan Album
Painting by Chitarman
(active ca. 1627–70)
Date: recto: 1627–28; verso: ca. 1530–50
Accession Number: 55.121.10.24
Folio from a Qur'an Manuscript
Date: late 13th–early 14th century
Accession Number: 42.63
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