“I sent my Soul through the Invisible, Some letter of that After-life to spell: And by and by my Soul return’d to me, And answer’d: ‘I Myself am Heav’n and Hell’” — Omar Khayyam, from The Rubaiyat of Omar Khayyam Persian miniature
Portrait of a Man Date: early 17th century Geography: Iran Medium: Ink, watercolor, and gold on paper Dimensions: H. 2 3/4 in. (7 cm) W. 5 13/16 in. (14.8 cm) Metropolitan Museum of Art 45.174.14
Reinette: Persian Art,Miniature and Painting
sam meets zall on top of the mountains 1564.
Horseman | Gouache and gold, 13.7 x 10.5 cm | Iran, late 16th century
Woman Carrying a Vase Date: 17th century Geography: Iran Medium: Ink, watercolor, and gold on paper Dimensions: H. 6 1/8 in. (15.5 cm) W. 3 3/16 in. (8.1 cm) Metropolitan Museum of Art 45.174.18