Eskandar (Alexander the Great) contemplates the Talking Tree Ferdowsi, Shahnameh Timurid: Shiraz, Patron: Ebrahim Soltan b. Shah Rokh Illuminator: Nasr al-Soltani Opaque watercolours, ink and gold on paper
Circle of Mirza ‘Ali Persian (active century) Solomon and his Court, folio from a manuscript, c. 1560 Manuscript Folio Persian, century Safavid period Creation Place: Qazvin, Iran Opaque watercolor and gold on paper folio:
♂ A Prince and Princess on Horseback, made in India in the century (source). A Prince and princess on horseback century Mughal dynasty Color and gold on paper H: W: cm India Gift of Charles Lang Freer Freer and Sackler.
This painting is an accomplished example of a theme that attained popularity in Deccani painting. Chand Bibi was a legendary queen of Ahmadnagar in the Deccan, who valiantly defended her fortress against the Mughal army in the sixteenth century