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446560

"A King Offers to Make Amends to a Bereaved Mother", Folio from a Khamsa (Quintet) of Amir Khusrau Dihlavi

Amir Khusrau Dihlavi (1253–1325)

Date: 1597–98
Accession Number: 13.228.26

459254
Self-portrait

Self-portrait

Simon Bening (Netherlandish, Ghent (?) 1483/84–1561 Bruges)

Date: 1558
Accession Number: 1975.1.2487

446567

"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
Accession Number: 13.228.33

453683

"Jonah and the Whale", Folio from a Jami al-Tavarikh (Compendium of Chronicles)

Date: ca. 1400
Accession Number: 33.113

454011
Black Stork in a Landscape

Black Stork in a Landscape

Date: ca. 1780
Accession Number: 2000.266

446562

"Bahram Gur Sees a Herd of Deer Mesmerized by Dilaram' s Music", Folio from a Khamsa (Quintet) of Amir Khusrau Dihlavi

Amir Khusrau Dihlavi (1253–1325)

Date: 1597–98
Accession Number: 13.228.28

451270

"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

466198
Leaf from a Beatus Manuscript: Christ in Majesty with Angels and  the Angel of God Directs Saint John to Write the Book of Revelation

Leaf from a Beatus Manuscript: Christ in Majesty with Angels and the Angel of God Directs Saint John to Write the Book of Revelation

Date: ca. 1180
Accession Number: 1991.232.3

448282
Folio from a Qur'an Manuscript

Folio from a Qur'an Manuscript

Date: ca. 1180
Accession Number: 29.160.24

25111
Album of Tournaments and Parades in Nuremberg

Album of Tournaments and Parades in Nuremberg

Date: late 16th–mid-17th century
Accession Number: 22.229

453183
The House of Bijapur

The House of Bijapur

Painting by Kamal Muhammad (active 1680s)

Date: ca. 1680
Accession Number: 1982.213

591859
Autographs and Sketches from Artist Friends to Samuel P. Avery

Autographs and Sketches from Artist Friends to Samuel P. Avery

Author: Samuel Putnam Avery Sr. (American, New York 1822–1904 New York)

Date: 1874–1880
Accession Number: 272.4 Au8

454015
Dragon Wrapped around Saz Leaves

Dragon Wrapped around Saz Leaves

Date: ca. 1550–70
Accession Number: 2000.424

450486
Folio from a Qur'an Manuscript

Folio from a Qur'an Manuscript

Date: late 13th–early 14th century
Accession Number: 42.63

453024
Qur'an Manuscript

Qur'an Manuscript

Date: dated A.H. 1268/A.D. 1851–52
Accession Number: 1980.603

446595

"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

454662
Folio from the

Folio from the "Blue Qur'an"

Date: second half 9th–mid-10th century
Accession Number: 2004.88

448183

"Krishna Holds Up Mount Govardhan to Shelter the Villagers of Braj", Folio from a Harivamsa (The Legend of Hari (Krishna))

Date: ca. 1590–95
Accession Number: 28.63.1

451405
'Saz'-style Drawing of a Dragon amid Foliage

'Saz'-style Drawing of a Dragon amid Foliage

Shah Quli (active 1520–66)

Date: ca. 1540–50
Accession Number: 57.51.26

448938

"The Funeral of Isfandiyar", Folio from a Shahnama (Book of Kings)

Abu'l Qasim Firdausi (935–1020)

Date: 1330s
Accession Number: 33.70

451203
Folio from a Qur'an Manuscript

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

456074
Bifolium from the

Bifolium from the "Nurse's Qur'an" (Mushaf al-Hadina)

Date: ca. A.H. 410/ A.D. 1019–20
Accession Number: 2007.191

454661
Folio from the

Folio from the "Tashkent Qur'an"

Date: late 8th–early 9th century
Accession Number: 2004.87

447071
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

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

451402

"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

470306
The Belles Heures of Jean de France, Duc de Berry

The Belles Heures of Jean de France, Duc de Berry

Herman, Paul, and Jean de Limbourg (Franco-Netherlandish, active France, by 1399–1416)

Date: 1405–1408/1409
Accession Number: 54.1.1a, b

466191
Leaf from a Beatus Manuscript: at the Clarion of the Fifth Angel's Trumpet, a Star Falls from the Sky; the Bottomless Pit is Opened with a Key; Emerging from the Smoke, Locusts Come Upon the Earth and Torment the Deathless

Leaf from a Beatus Manuscript: at the Clarion of the Fifth Angel's Trumpet, a Star Falls from the Sky; the Bottomless Pit is Opened with a Key; Emerging from the Smoke, Locusts Come Upon the Earth and Torment the Deathless

Date: ca. 1180
Accession Number: 1991.232.10

466070
Manuscript Leaf with the Crucifixion, from a Missal

Manuscript Leaf with the Crucifixion, from a Missal

Date: ca. 1270–80
Accession Number: 1981.322

452037

"Khusrau Hunting", Folio from Khusrau and Shirin

Written by Hatifi

Date: dated A.H. 904/A.D. 1498–99
Accession Number: 69.27

448369
Folio from a Qur'an Manuscript

Folio from a Qur'an Manuscript

Date: late 9th–early 10th century
Accession Number: 30.45

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