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Drawing in Ink from West Asia

Drawing, Ink, West Asia

Works of Art (14)

Calligraphy page, 1714; Safavid, Iran, Ink, colors, and gold on paper (62.152.14)
Dragon wrapped around featherlike saz leaves, Ottoman period (ca. 1299–1923), ca. 1550–70, Turkey, Istanbul, Main support: ink on paper, border: gold, ink, and opaque watercolor on paper (2000.424)
Folios from a Qur'an manuscript, 383 A.H. / 993 A.D., Iran, Isfahan, Ink and gold on paper (40.164.5a, b)
Kav-92, 1992, Jacob El Hanani (Israeli, born Morocco), Pen and ink on paper (1993.265)
Kitab suwar al-kawakib al-thabita (Book of the Images of the Fixed Stars) of al-Sufi, Timurid period, probably 15th century, Iran, Main support: ink and gold on paper; binding: leather (13.160.10)
Lion and Dragon in Combat, Safavid period (1501–1722), second half of 18th century, Signed by Muhammad Baqir (active 1750s–60s), Iran, Ink and watercolor on paper (1974.20)
Mashq calligraphy page, 19th century, Iran, Ink on parchment (62.152.12)
Mounted Hunter with Dog, 16th century; Safavid, Iran, Ink and transparent colors on paper (1975.192.17)
Page of calligraphy in ornamental style, 1868–69, Malik Muhammad Qazvini, Iran, Black ink on buff paper (1998.268)
Page of calligraphy, Qajar period (1779–1925), early–mid-19th century, Signed by Muhammad Shafi', known as Vesal-e Shirazi, Iran, Ink, opaque watercolor, and gold on paper (1979.518.6)
Rose and nightingale (gul-o-bul-bul) drawing, 19th century; Qajar, Iran, Ink and color on paper (1993.98)
Shirt #1, 1958, Siah Armajani (Iranian), Cloth, pencil, ink, wood (2012.109)
Tughra (Imperial Cipher) of Sultan Süleyman the Magnificent (r. 1520–1566), ca. 1555; Ottoman, Turkey (Istanbul), Ink, opaque watercolors, and gold on paper (38.149.1)
Way In Way Out, from the series Women of Allah, 1994 Shirin Neshat (Iranian, born 1957), Ink on photograph (1997.129.8)