Mythical peacock with a woman's head, Indian miniature panting. ca. 1750 Court: Hyderabad. opaque watercolor and gold on paper.

For sweet distant landscapes Mythical peacock with a woman's head, Indian miniature panting. Mythical peacock with a woman's head ca.India paque watercolor and gold on paper.

15th Cent. miniature, Shiraz Iran. From an anthology of Persian Poetry @Matt Nickles Valk Chuah Met.

Anthology of Persian Poetry Object Name: Illustrated manuscript Date: century Geography: Iran, Shiraz interesting "bathing costume"

The Cosmic Tree Yggdrasill, as depicted in a 17th century Icelandic miniature, from Wikipedia

☤alquimia - The Cosmic Tree Yggdrasill, as depicted in a century Icelandic miniature, from Wikipedia

The Book of the Hunt of King Modus & Queen Ratio - 15th century Flemish manuscript miniatures

The Book of the Hunt of King Modus & Queen Ratio - century Flemish manuscript miniatures

16th century Ottoman miniature of the battle of Mohacs, fought between the Ottomans and Hungarians in 1526, most of the Ottoman army is unarmored:

century Ottoman miniature of the battle of Mohacs, fought between the Ottomans and Hungarians in most of the Ottoman army is unarmored Ottoman Galleon Türk El Sanatları Minyatür El Sanatı

Detail of a miniature of St Margaret emerging from the dragon, from a Book of Hours, France (Paris), c. 1440 – c. 1450, Egerton MS 2019, f. 216r - See more at: http://britishlibrary.typepad.co.uk/digitisedmanuscripts/2014/07/enter-the-dragon-happy-st-margarets-day.html#sthash.oR5B5Fpu.dpuf

Detail of a miniature of St Margaret emerging from the dragon, from a Book of Hours, France (Paris), c. Egerton MS f.

Miniature of Alexander the Great with his advisor, Aristotle, seated behind him, Additional 47680, f. 14v. c.a. XIV.

Miniature of Alexander the Great with his advisor, Aristotle, seated behind him, Additional f. Medieval Imago Dies Vitae Idade Media e Cotidiano.

Miniature of Edmund Crouchback with St. George; English illumination by ‘The Workshop of the Walter de Milemete treatises’, in a Book of Hours. Eraly 14th century; after 1322

miniature of edmund crouchback with st. george english illumination by the workshop of the walter de milemete treatises

AN ILLUSTRATED AND ILLUMINATED LEAF FROM A MANUSCRIPT OF FIRDAUSI'S SHAHNAMEH: ISFANDYAR KILLS THE DRAGON, PERSIA, SAFAVID, 16TH CENTURY

An illustrated and illuminated leaf from a manuscript of Firdausi's Shahnameh: Isfandyar Kills the Dragon, Persia, Safavid, century

This book of hours was produced ca. 1510-1520 for a member of the Catalonian Almugavar (or Almogàver) family, whose coat of arms appears throughout the manuscript in the borders of the lavish full-page miniatures.

Almugavar Hours, Decorative border and incipit with illusionistic jewels and flowers, Walters Manuscript fol.

Ainoa Castro en Twitter: "Biblia de Farfa (Vat. Lat. 5729) copied in Ripoll, early 11th c., in Caroline minuscule. #miniature http://t.co/UYqYTJ38xr"

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