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GIRL PACING IN A GROVE. Illustration to the Indian musical mode, Gauri Ragini Malwa, Central India, c. 1650. Gopi Krishna Kanoria Collection, Calcutta

GIRL PACING IN A GROVE. Illustration to the Indian musical mode, Gauri Ragini Malwa, Central India, c. 1650. Gopi Krishna Kanoria Collection, Calcutta

Persian Miniature, taken from Shahname by the great iranian poet Ferdowsi - Shah Tahmasbi مینیاتور فارسی - شاهنامه کتاب شاعر بزرگ ایرانی فردوسی - نسخه شاه طهماسبی

Persian Miniature, taken from Shahname by the great iranian poet Ferdowsi - Shah Tahmasbi مینیاتور فارسی - شاهنامه کتاب شاعر بزرگ ایرانی فردوسی - نسخه شاه طهماسبی

Firdawsi's "Shahnama": The Guardians of the Frontier of Iran Set by Rustam at the Command of Kaikaus

Firdawsi's "Shahnama": The Guardians of the Frontier of Iran Set by Rustam at the Command of Kaikaus

Elephant: Persian painting from around 1600. (Courtesy of the Aga Khan Trust for Culture, Geneva.)

Elephant: Persian painting from around 1600. (Courtesy of the Aga Khan Trust for Culture, Geneva.)

Scenes from the legend of Gazi, a scroll painting - Murshidabad District Bengal India - Circa 1800

Scenes from the legend of Gazi, a scroll painting - Murshidabad District Bengal India - Circa 1800

Rama slays Ravana Illustrations from a (Mughal) Persian translation of the Ramayana, 1597-1605.

Rama slays Ravana Illustrations from a (Mughal) Persian translation of the Ramayana, 1597-1605.

buddhabrot: iheartloons:hellolunchbox:a detail from A lady blames her cat for scratches inflicted by her lover, unknown artist, ca.1660-1670

buddhabrot: iheartloons:hellolunchbox:a detail from A lady blames her cat for scratches inflicted by her lover, unknown artist, ca.1660-1670

A rare complete illustrated and illuminated Ramayana manuscript, Jammu, Punjab Hills, India, circa 1820 | lot | Sotheby's

A rare complete illustrated and illuminated Ramayana manuscript, Jammu, Punjab Hills, India, circa 1820 | lot | Sotheby's

Illustration depicting Alexander the Great and the seven philosophers (Aristotle, Apollonius of Tyana, Socrates, Plato, Thales, Porphyry, and Hermes). From p.729 of MS Browne 1434, the Khamsa of Nizami (Persian, 1540). This scene comes from the fifth part of the Khamsa, ‘The Book of Alexander’.

Illustration depicting Alexander the Great and the seven philosophers (Aristotle, Apollonius of Tyana, Socrates, Plato, Thales, Porphyry, and Hermes). From p.729 of MS Browne 1434, the Khamsa of Nizami (Persian, 1540). This scene comes from the fifth part of the Khamsa, ‘The Book of Alexander’.

A daily aesthetic promenade: The poetic painting of the Islamic world: a neglected art

A daily aesthetic promenade: The poetic painting of the Islamic world: a neglected art

Illustration from:   King of the World The Padshahnama - An Imperial Mughal Manuscript from the Royal Library, Windsor Castle

Illustration from: King of the World The Padshahnama - An Imperial Mughal Manuscript from the Royal Library, Windsor Castle

Todi Ragini: a girl playing the vina to a male and two female (?) antelopes Allegory of the power of love

Todi Ragini: a girl playing the vina to a male and two female (?) antelopes Allegory of the power of love

Unidentified Ragini, A Lady Performing a Ritual at Night with a Full Moon - Miniature Painting, Deccan school, Ragamala series, 19th Century. Digital Walters.

Unidentified Ragini, A Lady Performing a Ritual at Night with a Full Moon - Miniature Painting, Deccan school, Ragamala series, 19th Century. Digital Walters.