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Shahzia Sikander - Perilous Order [vegetable color, dry pigment, watercolor, tea on hand prepared Wasli paper]

by Wolfe von Lenkiewicz

by Wolfe von Lenkiewicz

ca. 1790. A young woman concealing her lover with her cloak. Pahari School, Kangra style.

A young woman concealing her lover with her cloak. Pahari School, Kangra style, India, Panjab Hills, ca.

Woman awaits the arrival of her love; a crow caws from a bush by the door - Series Title: Connoisseur's Delight, Rasikapriya, ca. 1800 Edwin Binney 3rd Collection The San Diego Museum of Art

Woman awaits the arrival of her love; a crow caws from a bush by the door - Series Title: Connoisseur's Delight, Rasikapriya, ca. 1800 Edwin Binney Collection The San Diego Museum of Art

Queen's Book, fol. 189v. Two women. BL MS Harley 4431, The Book of the Queen, Selected Works of Christine de Pizan, 1410-1414AD.

Learning New Stars - Queen's Book, fol. Two women. BL MS Harley The Book of the Queen, Selected Works of Christine de Pizan,

Shah Jahan

Shah Jahan Mughal Emperor - who had the gorgeous Taj Mahal built as a mausoleum after the death of his favorite consort wife) who died giving birth to her child.

Illuminated Frontipiece of a Manuscript of the Mantiq al-tair (Language of the Birds) (image 6) | calligrapher: Sultan 'Ali al-Mashhadi; illuminator: Zain al-'Abidin al-Tabrizi; author: Farid al-Din `Attar | text: dated A.H. 892/ A.D. 1487; illumination: ca. 1600 | Iran, Isfahan; present-day Afghanistan, Herat | ink, opaque watercolor, silver, and gold on paper | Metropolitan Museum of Art | Accession Number: 63.210.1

Illuminated Frontipiece of a Manuscript of the Mantiq al-tair (Language of the Birds) (image

Шри Вишну

A Seated Figure of the Four-Armed Vishnu. Opaque pigments heightened with gold on paper, Indargarh, North India, early century

by Carol Leigh artist "From Books"....her notes....vintage postage stamps, old books, ledger paper, ink, and even a fishing boat reflection make their way into this piece.

by Carol Leigh artist "From Books".vintage postage stamps, old books, ledger paper, ink, and even a fishing boat reflection make their way into this piece.

Woman with a Turban Dressed as Radha Date: late 19th century Culture: India (Rajasthan, Kishangarh) Medium: Ink and wash on paper Dimensions: Image (sight): 13 3/8 x 8 5/8 in. (34 x 21.9 cm) Classification: Paintings Credit Line: Gift of Subhash Kapoor, in memory of his parents, Smt Shashi Kanta and Shree Parshotam Ram Kapoor, 2008 Accession Number: 2008.359.26

This woman of the Kishangarh court is dressed as Radha, Krishna's lover. The elongated head and stylized eye are typical of a figural type that emerged in the Kishangarh court in the late eighteenth century

Fables arabes  Les chacals Kalîla et Dimna   Kalila wa Dimna. Traduction par Abd Allah ibn al-Muqaffa'. Egypte ou Syrie, XIIIe siècle   BnF, Manuscrits, Arabe 3465 fol. 48     Le livre de Kalîla wa Dimna, nommé également Fables de Bidpaï, est une compilation de fables indiennes traduites en arabe par Ibn al-Muqaffa' vers 750. Destiné à l'éducation morale des princes, ce recueil a pour héros deux chacals nommés Kalîla et Dimna. La Fontaine s'en est s'inspiré pour ses fables.

Victor and Cheek in Kalila wa-Dimna. Manuscript dated circa 1200 CE, Syria Kalila wa-Dimna کلیله و دمنه

Haldibearer by Wolfe von Lenkiewicz

Haldibearer by Wolfe von Lenkiewicz

Untitled. 1963, vinyl paint on canvas, 159 x 129 cm ATSUKO TAKANAKA

Atsuko Tanaka “ enamel on canvas, 116 x 72 cm Work. enamel on canvas, 129 x 97 cm Untitled. vinyl paint on canvas, 159 x 129 cm Work.

Siyavash's trial by fire, as depicted in a Shahnameh miniature

A look at the enduring relevance of Simin Daneshvar's Persian literary masterpiece, published over 40 years ago

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