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"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
Shiva and Parvati Playing Chaupar: Folio from a Rasamanjari Series
Devidasa of Nurpur
(active ca. 1680–ca. 1720)
Date: dated 1694–95
Medium: Opaque watercolor, ink, silver, and gold on paper
Accession Number: 57.185.2
"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
Allan Melville
John Rubens Smith
(American, London 1775–1849 New York)
Date: 1810
Medium: Watercolor, gouache, and graphite on smooth surfaced off-white wove paper
Accession Number: 46.192.4
Black Stork in a Landscape
Date: ca. 1780
Medium: Watercolor on European paper
Accession Number: 2000.266
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
Variations in Violet and Grey—Market Place, Dieppe
James McNeill Whistler
(American, Lowell, Massachusetts 1834–1903 London)
Date: 1885
Medium: Gouache and watercolor on off-white wove paper, mounted on academy board
Accession Number: 2000.512
"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 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
"Rosette Bearing the Names and Titles of Shah Jahan", Folio from the Shah Jahan Album
Date: recto: ca. 1645; verso: ca. 1630–40
Medium: Ink, opaque watercolor, and gold on paper
Accession Number: 55.121.10.39
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
The House of Bijapur
Painting by Kamal Muhammad
(active 1680s)
Date: ca. 1680
Medium: Ink, opaque watercolor, gold, and silver on paper
Accession Number: 1982.213
Otto, Count of Nassau and his Wife Adelheid van Vianen
Bernard van Orley
(Netherlandish, Brussels ca. 1492–1541/42 Brussels)
Date: 1530–35
Medium: Pen and brown ink, watercolor over traces of black chalk; verso: tracing in black chalk of the figures on the recto
Accession Number: 1995.12
Road in Etten
Vincent van Gogh
(Dutch, Zundert 1853–1890 Auvers-sur-Oise)
Date: 1881
Medium: Chalk, pencil, pastel, watercolor. Underdrawing in pen and brown ink.
Accession Number: 1975.1.774
"The Concourse of the Birds", Folio 11r from a Mantiq al-tair (Language of the Birds)
Painting by Habiballah of Sava
(active ca. 1590–1610)
Date: ca. 1600
Medium: Ink, opaque watercolor, gold, and silver, on paper
Accession Number: 63.210.11
"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
Winter Landscape
Anselm Kiefer
(German, born Donaueschingen, 1945)
Date: 1970
Medium: Watercolor, gouache, and graphite on paper
Accession Number: 1995.14.5
Tughra (Official Signature) of Sultan Süleiman the Magnificent (r. 1520–66)
Date: ca. 1555–60
Medium: Ink, opaque watercolor, and gold on paper
Accession Number: 38.149.2
"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
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
"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
Moonlight on Mount Lafayette, New Hampshire
William Trost Richards
(American, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 1833–1905 Newport, Rhode Island)
Date: 1873
Medium: Watercolor, gouache, and graphite on gray-green wove paper
Accession Number: 80.1.2
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
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
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
"The Story of the Princess of the Blue Pavillion: The Youth of Rum Is Entertained in a Garden by a Fairy and her Maidens", Folio from a Khamsa (Quintet) of Amir Khusrau Dihlavi
Amir Khusrau Dihlavi
(1253–1325)
Date: 1597–98
Medium: Ink, opaque watercolor, and gold on paper
Accession Number: 13.228.33
Tughra (Official Signature) of Sultan Süleiman the Magnificent (r. 1520–66)
Date: ca. 1555–60
Medium: Ink, opaque watercolor, and gold on paper
Accession Number: 38.149.1
"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
Reading the News at the Weavers' Cottage
Adriaen van Ostade
(Dutch, Haarlem 1610–1685 Haarlem)
Date: 1673
Medium: Pen and brown ink, watercolor, white heightening, traces of graphite; framing lines by the artist (?) in brown ink and gold.
Accession Number: 1997.117.10
Seated Woman, Back View
Egon Schiele
(Austrian, Tulln 1890–1918 Vienna)
Date: 1917
Medium: Watercolor, gouache, and graphite on paper
Accession Number: 1984.433.294
"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
Shiva and Parvati Playing Chaupar: Folio from a Rasamanjari Series
Devidasa of Nurpur
(active ca. 1680–ca. 1720)
Date: dated 1694–95
Accession Number: 57.185.2
"Khusrau Hunting", Folio from Khusrau and Shirin
Written by Hatifi
Date: dated A.H. 904/A.D. 1498–99
Accession Number: 69.27
Allan Melville
John Rubens Smith
(American, London 1775–1849 New York)
Date: 1810
Accession Number: 46.192.4
Black Stork in a Landscape
Date: ca. 1780
Accession Number: 2000.266
Eastern Coast of Rügen Island with Shepherd
Caspar David Friedrich
(German, Greifswald 1774–1840 Dresden)
Date: ca. 1805–6
Accession Number: 2002.260
Variations in Violet and Grey—Market Place, Dieppe
James McNeill Whistler
(American, Lowell, Massachusetts 1834–1903 London)
Date: 1885
Accession Number: 2000.512
"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 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
"Rosette Bearing the Names and Titles of Shah Jahan", Folio from the Shah Jahan Album
Date: recto: ca. 1645; verso: ca. 1630–40
Accession Number: 55.121.10.39
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
The House of Bijapur
Painting by Kamal Muhammad
(active 1680s)
Date: ca. 1680
Accession Number: 1982.213
Otto, Count of Nassau and his Wife Adelheid van Vianen
Bernard van Orley
(Netherlandish, Brussels ca. 1492–1541/42 Brussels)
Date: 1530–35
Accession Number: 1995.12
Road in Etten
Vincent van Gogh
(Dutch, Zundert 1853–1890 Auvers-sur-Oise)
Date: 1881
Accession Number: 1975.1.774
"The Concourse of the Birds", Folio 11r from a Mantiq al-tair (Language of the Birds)
Painting by Habiballah of Sava
(active ca. 1590–1610)
Date: ca. 1600
Accession Number: 63.210.11
"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
Winter Landscape
Anselm Kiefer
(German, born Donaueschingen, 1945)
Date: 1970
Accession Number: 1995.14.5
Bifolium from the "Nurse's Qur'an" (Mushaf al-Hadina)
Date: ca. A.H. 410/ A.D. 1019–20
Accession Number: 2007.191
Moonlight on Mount Lafayette, New Hampshire
William Trost Richards
(American, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 1833–1905 Newport, Rhode Island)
Date: 1873
Accession Number: 80.1.2
Mr. and Mrs. Daniel Otis and Child
Joseph H. Davis
(1811–1865)
Date: 1834
Accession Number: 1972.263.6
Painted Cloth (Pichwai) Depicting the Celebration of the Festival of Cows
Date: late 18th–early 19th century
Accession Number: 2003.177
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
"Men Treading Grapes", Folio from a Materia Medica of Dioscorides
Date: dated A.H. 621/ A.D. 1224
Accession Number: 56.20
Reading the News at the Weavers' Cottage
Adriaen van Ostade
(Dutch, Haarlem 1610–1685 Haarlem)
Date: 1673
Accession Number: 1997.117.10
Seated Woman, Back View
Egon Schiele
(Austrian, Tulln 1890–1918 Vienna)
Date: 1917
Accession Number: 1984.433.294
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