Persian miniature

Immerse yourself in the mesmerizing world of Persian miniature art. Discover the intricate details and vibrant colors of these masterpieces. Explore the history and techniques behind this ancient art form.
The Persian miniature is a small paper painting from Persia (modern-day Iran) – usually meant to be kept within an album called muraqqa – that reached its peak between 13th and 16th cen…

The Persian miniature is a small paper painting from Persia (modern-day Iran) – usually meant to be kept within an album called muraqqa – that reached its peak between 13th and 16th cen…

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Khushushban

Let’s take a visual tour of two exquisite sixteenth-century Persian paintings, “A Camp Scene” and “Nighttime in a Palace,” from the collection of the Harvard University Art Museums. These two paintings not only are examples of incredible artistic virtuosity but also contain a wealth of social detail that illuminates urban and rural life, and, indeed,

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Cele Francese