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Biographies of Lian Po and Lin Xiangru

Biographies of Lian Po and Lin Xiangru

Huang Tingjian (Chinese, 1045–1105)

Date: ca. 1095
Accession Number: 1989.363.4

453351

"The Angel Gabriel meets 'Amr ibn Zaid (the Shepherd)", Folio from a Siyer-i Nebi (the Life of the Prophet)

Painting by Mustafa ibn Vali

Date: ca. 1595
Accession Number: 1994.141

456949
Great Indian Fruit Bat

Great Indian Fruit Bat

Painting attributed to Bhawani Das

Date: ca. 1777–82
Accession Number: 2008.312

448183

"Krishna Holds Up Mount Govardhan to Shelter the Villagers of Braj", Folio from a Harivamsa (The Legend of Hari (Krishna))

Date: ca. 1590–95
Accession Number: 28.63.1

45428
Illustrated Legends of the Kitano Tenjin Shrine (Kitano Tenjin engi emaki)

Illustrated Legends of the Kitano Tenjin Shrine (Kitano Tenjin engi emaki)

Date: late 13th century
Accession Number: 25.224a–e

39901
Night-Shining White

Night-Shining White

Han Gan (Chinese, active ca. 742–756)

Date: ca. 750
Accession Number: 1977.78

44696
Gibbons in a Landscape

Gibbons in a Landscape

Attributed to Sesson Shūkei (ca. 1504–ca. 1589)

Date: ca. 1570
Accession Number: 1992.8.1, .2

449533
Tughra (Official Signature) of Sultan Süleiman the Magnificent (r. 1520–66)

Tughra (Official Signature) of Sultan Süleiman the Magnificent (r. 1520–66)

Date: ca. 1555–60
Accession Number: 38.149.1

454015
Dragon Wrapped around Saz Leaves

Dragon Wrapped around Saz Leaves

Date: ca. 1550–70
Accession Number: 2000.424

37788
Devananda's Fourteen Auspicious Dreams Foretelling the Birth of Mahavira: Folio from a Kalpasutra Manuscript

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

452160

"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

48948
The Sixteen Luohans

The Sixteen Luohans

Wu Bin (active ca. 1583–1626)

Date: dated 1591
Accession Number: 1986.266.4

448281
Folio from a Qur'an Manuscript

Folio from a Qur'an Manuscript

Date: ca. 1180
Accession Number: 29.160.23

451400

"Preparing Medicine from Honey", Folio from a Dispersed Manuscript of an Arabic Translation of the Materia Medica of Dioscorides

'Abdullah ibn al-Fadl

Date: dated A.H. 621/ A.D. 1224
Accession Number: 57.51.21

451270

"Shah Jahan on a Terrace, Holding a Pendant Set With His Portrait", Folio from the Shah Jahan Album

Painting by Chitarman (active ca. 1627–70)

Date: recto: 1627–28; verso: ca. 1530–50
Accession Number: 55.121.10.24

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