Zenith of Islamic Art and Architecture in Iran

Topics: Iran, Tabriz, Centuries Pages: 3 (514 words) Published: April 20, 2013


1. Painting 2. Miniature 3. Calligraphy

1. 2.

Painting Miniature

Nushirvan Eating Food Brought by the Sons of Mahbud: Folio from the Shahnama (Book of Kings), Ilkhanid period (1206–1353), 1330s Iran, Tabriz Ink, opaque watercolor, and gold on paper

Nushirvan Receives Mihras, Envoy of Caesar: Folio from the Shahnama (Book of Kings), Ilkhanid period (1206–1353), ca. 1300–1330 Iran or Iraq Ink, opaque watercolor, and gold on paper

Kamal-od-Din Behzad Of Herat School, "Khamseh Nezami"


• Garden Scene, Aq Quyunlu period (1396–1508), ca. 1430 Iran, possibly Tabriz Opaque watercolor and gold on undyed silk

Khusraw being cared for by Shirin, Safavid miniature painting, Iran, 17th century

Allegory of Worldly and Otherworldly Drunkenness: Folio from the Divan (Collected Poems) of Hafiz, Safavid period (1501–1722), ca. 1531–33 Sultan Muhammad (Iranian, active first half of 16th century) Iran, Tabriz Opaque watercolor, ink, and gold on paper

Saki by Reza Abbasi from the Moraqqa’ e Prince Muhammad-Beik by Reza Abbasi Golshan 1609 Golestan Palace

Mollahs in the presence of Nasser-ed-Din Shah Qajar, Iran

Fat‘ḥ-‘Alī Shāh Qājār, in 1798

3. Calligraphy

A Calligraphic Panel in Nastaliq Script. Iran. Dated 1021 AH / 1612 AD. Signed Ahmad Al-Hosseini

Qur'an of Ibrahim Sultan, dated 1427; Timurid Iran (Shiraz) Ink, colors, and gold on paper

An Illuminated Quran, Iran. Dated 734 AH / 1333 -1334 AD.

Mir Emad Hassani (1554 - 1615)

Nizam Ganjavi's Khamsa. Iran. Dated 875 AH / 1471 AD.

Book of Prayers, commissioned by Fath ‘Ali Shah Persia, Qajar, 19th century, Arabic text in naskh script within gold clouds, interlinear Persian translation; lacquer binding with gold floral design

Octagonal Qur’an Case, Persia, Qajar, 19th century, decorated with calligraphic Qur’anic inscriptions...
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