Safavid Art - Shah Tahmasp, ca. 152025Iran, TabrizColors,...

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11/17/09 Safavid Art People and Terms Bihzad (ca. 1450-1535): one of the most celebrated painters, and head of the royal ateliers in Heart and Tabriz during Timurid and Safavid periods. Tahmasp (r. 1524-76): A Safavid Shah (king). He commissioned one of the most luxurious copy of the Shahnama . Riza Abbasi (c.1565-1635): The leading artist under Shah Abbas. Objects [key objects/buildings in bold ] The Seduction of Yusuf from al-Sadi’s Bustan , by Bihzad, ca 1488, Afghanistan, Timurid The Construction of Castle Khavarnaq in al-Hira, ca. 1494-1495 CE by Bihzad. Afghanistan Timurid/Safavid Sultan Husain Mirza on Horseback , late 15th century, by Bihzad, Iran Safavid Folio from an Anthology. Old Man and Youth in a Mountain Landscape , by Bihzad, 1534-35 The Feast of Sada: From the Shahnama (Book of Kings) of Shah Tahmasp , ca. 1520–25 Iran, TabrizColors, ink, silver, and gold on paper Isfandiyar's Third Course: He Slays a Dragon : From the Shahnama (Book of Kings) of
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Unformatted text preview: Shah Tahmasp, ca. 152025Iran, TabrizColors, ink, silver, and gold on paper The Shah's Wise Men Approve Zal's Marriage: From the Shahnama (Book of Kings) of Shah Tahmasp , ca. 152025Iran, TabrizColors, ink, silver, and gold on paper Painting of Shah 'Abbas, Khan 'Alam and a Page India, Golconda, late AD 1600s. The Assembly of the Birds: Pages from a manuscript of the Mantiq al-tair (The Language of the Birds) of Farid al-Din c Attar , ca. 1600; SafavidPainted by Habib AllahIran (Isfahan)Ink, colors, and gold on paper Portrait of Riza Abbasi by Muin 1673 Fresco with Scenes of a Battle from the portal of the Bazaar in Isfahan by Riza Abbasi, late 16 th century Portrait of a Young Portuguese Man , 1634 by Riza Abbasi, Isfahan, Iran Safavid Two Lovers, 1630; byRiza Abbasi Isfahan, Iran. Safavid. Tempera and gilt paint on paper Study of a Bird , 1638; by Riza Abbasi, Isfahan, Iran, Safavid...
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