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24 records
Paper x A.D. 1400–1600 x
Three Virtues (Temperance, Hope, and Fortitude or Justice) and Studies of a Seated Man
Circle of Lorenzo Monaco
(Piero di Giovanni) (Italian, Florence (?) ca. 1370–1425 Florence (?))
Date: ca. 1420
Medium: Metalpoint, touches of brush and brown wash, heightened with white (partially oxidized in the figure at the lower left), on reddish violet prepared paper. Some lines retraced in pen and brown ink at a later date.
Accession Number: 1975.1.335
Samson and Delilah
Albrecht Altdorfer
(German, (?) ca. 1480–1538 Regensburg)
Date: 1506
Medium: Pen and black ink with white heightening on brown prepared paper
Accession Number: 06.1051.2
"Tahmuras Defeats the Divs", Folio from the Shahnama (Book of Kings) of Shah Tahmasp
Abu'l Qasim Firdausi
(935–1020)
Date: ca. 1525
Medium: Opaque watercolor, ink, silver, and gold on paper
Accession Number: 1970.301.3
Kitab suwar al-kawakib al-thabita (Book of the Images of the Fixed Stars) of al-Sufi
`Abd al-Rahman al-Sufi
(903–86)
Date: late 15th century
Medium: Ink and gold on paper; leather binding
Accession Number: 13.160.10
The Martyrdom of Saint Paul
Taddeo Zuccaro
(Italian, Sant'Angelo in Vado 1529–1566 Rome)
Date: ca. 1557–58
Medium: Pen and brown and gray ink, brown wash, over black chalk, heightened with white, on buff paper.
Accession Number: 1975.1.553
Designs for a Nativity or Adoration of the Christ Child; Perspectival Projection (recto); Slight Doodles (verso)
Leonardo da Vinci
(Italian, Vinci 1452–1519 Amboise)
Date: 1480–85
Medium: Silverpoint, partly reworked with pen and dark brown ink on pink prepared paper; lines ruled with metalpoint (recto); pen and brown ink (verso)
Accession Number: 17.142.1
Devananda's Fourteen Auspicious Dreams Foretelling the Birth of Mahavira: Folio from a Kalpasutra Manuscript
Master of the Jaunpur Kalpasutra
(Indian)
Date: ca. 1465
Medium: Opaque watercolor on paper
Accession Number: 1992.359
"Farhad Carves a Milk Channel for Shirin", Folio from a Khamsa (Quintet) of Nizami
Nizami
(Ilyas Abu Muhammad Nizam al-Din of Ganja) (probably 1141–1217)
Date: A.H. 931/A.D. 1524–25
Medium: Ink, opaque watercolor, and gold on paper
Accession Number: 13.228.7.5
Head of a Young Woman
Albrecht Dürer
(German, Nuremberg 1471–1528 Nuremberg)
Date: 1522
Medium: Black chalk highlighted with white chalk (abraded) on green prepared paper.
Accession Number: 1975.1.859
Set of Fifty-Two Playing Cards
Date: ca. 1470–80
Medium: Pasteboard with pen and ink, tempera, applied gold and silver
Accession Number: 1983.515.1–.52
Dragon Wrapped around Saz Leaves
Date: ca. 1550–70
Medium: Main support: ink on paper Border: Gold, ink, and opaque watercolor on paper
Accession Number: 2000.424
The Sixteen Luohans
Wu Bin
(active ca. 1583–1626)
Date: dated 1591
Medium: Handscroll; ink and color on paper
Accession Number: 1986.266.4
Tughra (Official Signature) of Sultan Süleiman the Magnificent (r. 1520–66)
Date: ca. 1555–60
Medium: Ink, opaque watercolor, and gold on paper
Accession Number: 38.149.2
Bust of a Man in a Hat Gazing Upward
Martin Schongauer
(German, Colmar ca. 1435/50–1491 Breisach)
Date: ca. 1480–90
Medium: Pen and carbon black ink, over pen and brown ink, on paper prepared with sanguine wash.
Accession Number: 1975.1.872
Portrait of an Ecclesiastic
Jean Fouquet
(French, Tours ca. 1425–ca. 1478 Tours)
Date: ca. 1461
Medium: Metalpoint, black chalk on white prepared paper
Accession Number: 49.38
"Dancing Dervishes", Folio from a Divan of Hafiz
Painting attributed to Bihzad
(ca. 1450–1535/36)
Date: ca. 1480
Medium: Opaque watercolor and gold on paper
Accession Number: 17.81.4
A Bear Walking
Leonardo da Vinci
(Italian, Vinci 1452–1519 Amboise)
Date: early to mid 1480s
Medium: metalpoint on light buff prepared paper
Accession Number: 1975.1.369
Gibbons in a Landscape
Attributed to Sesson Shūkei
(ca. 1504–ca. 1589)
Date: ca. 1570
Medium: Pair of six-panel screens; ink on paper
Accession Number: 1992.8.1, .2
"Isfandiyar's Third Course: He Slays a Dragon", Folio from the Shahnama (Book of Kings) of Shah Tahmasp
Abu'l Qasim Firdausi
(935–1020)
Date: ca. 1530
Medium: Opaque watercolor, ink, silver, and gold on paper
Accession Number: 1970.301.51
"Khusrau Hunting", Folio from Khusrau and Shirin
Written by Hatifi
Date: dated A.H. 904/A.D. 1498–99
Medium: Main support: ink, opaque watercolor, and gold on paper; binding: leather
Accession Number: 69.27
'Saz'-style Drawing of a Dragon amid Foliage
Shah Quli
(active 1520–66)
Date: ca. 1540–50
Medium: Ink, opaque watercolor, and gold on paper
Accession Number: 57.51.26
"The Feast of Sada", Folio from the Shahnama (Book of Kings) of Shah Tahmasp
Abu'l Qasim Firdausi
(935–1020)
Date: ca. 1525
Medium: Opaque watercolor, ink, silver, and gold on paper
Accession Number: 1970.301.2
"The Eavesdropper", Folio from a Haft Paikar (Seven Portraits) of the Khamsa (Quintet) of Nizami
Maulana Azhar
(d. 1475/76)
Date: ca. 1430
Medium: Ink, opaque watercolor, silver, and gold on paper
Accession Number: 13.228.13.6
Tughra (Official Signature) of Sultan Süleiman the Magnificent (r. 1520–66)
Date: ca. 1555–60
Medium: Ink, opaque watercolor, and gold on paper
Accession Number: 38.149.1
Three Virtues (Temperance, Hope, and Fortitude or Justice) and Studies of a Seated Man
Circle of Lorenzo Monaco
(Piero di Giovanni) (Italian, Florence (?) ca. 1370–1425 Florence (?))
Date: ca. 1420
Accession Number: 1975.1.335
Samson and Delilah
Albrecht Altdorfer
(German, (?) ca. 1480–1538 Regensburg)
Date: 1506
Accession Number: 06.1051.2
"Tahmuras Defeats the Divs", Folio from the Shahnama (Book of Kings) of Shah Tahmasp
Abu'l Qasim Firdausi
(935–1020)
Date: ca. 1525
Accession Number: 1970.301.3
Kitab suwar al-kawakib al-thabita (Book of the Images of the Fixed Stars) of al-Sufi
`Abd al-Rahman al-Sufi
(903–86)
Date: late 15th century
Accession Number: 13.160.10
The Martyrdom of Saint Paul
Taddeo Zuccaro
(Italian, Sant'Angelo in Vado 1529–1566 Rome)
Date: ca. 1557–58
Accession Number: 1975.1.553
Designs for a Nativity or Adoration of the Christ Child; Perspectival Projection (recto); Slight Doodles (verso)
Leonardo da Vinci
(Italian, Vinci 1452–1519 Amboise)
Date: 1480–85
Accession Number: 17.142.1
Devananda's Fourteen Auspicious Dreams Foretelling the Birth of Mahavira: Folio from a Kalpasutra Manuscript
Master of the Jaunpur Kalpasutra
(Indian)
Date: ca. 1465
Accession Number: 1992.359
"Farhad Carves a Milk Channel for Shirin", Folio from a Khamsa (Quintet) of Nizami
Nizami
(Ilyas Abu Muhammad Nizam al-Din of Ganja) (probably 1141–1217)
Date: A.H. 931/A.D. 1524–25
Accession Number: 13.228.7.5
Head of a Young Woman
Albrecht Dürer
(German, Nuremberg 1471–1528 Nuremberg)
Date: 1522
Accession Number: 1975.1.859
Set of Fifty-Two Playing Cards
Date: ca. 1470–80
Accession Number: 1983.515.1–.52
Dragon Wrapped around Saz Leaves
Date: ca. 1550–70
Accession Number: 2000.424
The Sixteen Luohans
Wu Bin
(active ca. 1583–1626)
Date: dated 1591
Accession Number: 1986.266.4
Bust of a Man in a Hat Gazing Upward
Martin Schongauer
(German, Colmar ca. 1435/50–1491 Breisach)
Date: ca. 1480–90
Accession Number: 1975.1.872
Portrait of an Ecclesiastic
Jean Fouquet
(French, Tours ca. 1425–ca. 1478 Tours)
Date: ca. 1461
Accession Number: 49.38
"Dancing Dervishes", Folio from a Divan of Hafiz
Painting attributed to Bihzad
(ca. 1450–1535/36)
Date: ca. 1480
Accession Number: 17.81.4
A Bear Walking
Leonardo da Vinci
(Italian, Vinci 1452–1519 Amboise)
Date: early to mid 1480s
Accession Number: 1975.1.369
Gibbons in a Landscape
Attributed to Sesson Shūkei
(ca. 1504–ca. 1589)
Date: ca. 1570
Accession Number: 1992.8.1, .2
"Isfandiyar's Third Course: He Slays a Dragon", Folio from the Shahnama (Book of Kings) of Shah Tahmasp
Abu'l Qasim Firdausi
(935–1020)
Date: ca. 1530
Accession Number: 1970.301.51
"Khusrau Hunting", Folio from Khusrau and Shirin
Written by Hatifi
Date: dated A.H. 904/A.D. 1498–99
Accession Number: 69.27
'Saz'-style Drawing of a Dragon amid Foliage
Shah Quli
(active 1520–66)
Date: ca. 1540–50
Accession Number: 57.51.26
"The Feast of Sada", Folio from the Shahnama (Book of Kings) of Shah Tahmasp
Abu'l Qasim Firdausi
(935–1020)
Date: ca. 1525
Accession Number: 1970.301.2
"The Eavesdropper", Folio from a Haft Paikar (Seven Portraits) of the Khamsa (Quintet) of Nizami
Maulana Azhar
(d. 1475/76)
Date: ca. 1430
Accession Number: 13.228.13.6

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