from the collection of the Bibliothèque nationale de France

Miniature Persian painting from the collection of the Bibliothèque nationale de France

Manuscript of the ‘Aja’ib al-makhluqat (Wonders of Creation) of Qazwini, with 253 paintings : manuscript, 17th century. Harvard Art Museum/Arthur M. Sackler Museum, Gift of Philip Hofer in memory of Eric Schroeder, 1972.3, Harvard University, Cambridge, Mass. Folio 102r (dragon).

Manuscript of the ‘Aja’ib al-makhluqat (Wonders of Creation) of Qazwini, with 253 paintings : manuscript, century. Harvard Art Museum/Arthur M. Sackler Museum, Gift of Philip Hofer in memory of.

Demons Fighting Over an Animal Limb, late 17th century. India. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York. Gift of Doris Rubin, in memory of Harry Rubin, 1989 (1989.236.3) | In this painting, set in a fantastic landscape with rocks, trees and a cityscape in the distance, two fearsome demons are seen quarreling over the leg of an animal. #demons #Halloween

Demons Fighting Over an Animal Limb, late century. set in a fantastic landscape with rocks, trees and a cityscape in the distance, two fearsome demons are seen quarreling over the leg of an animal.

Antichrist sitting on Leviathan Lambert of St. Omer, Liber Floridus Place of origin, date: Lille and Ninove; 1460

Antichrist riding Leviathan, a miniature from Lambert of St. Omer, Liber Floridus (Lille and Ninove), 1460

Esfandiyâr/Rostam/Bahrâm Gûr Fighting Dragon (c. 1501-1736 CE Islamic Safavid Miniature Painting, Iran, Persia) -Mo'in Mosaffer (Artist)

a man being attacked by two dragons. One dragon wraps around the warrior's body, biting into his arm; while another dragon joins him to the right. Man clutches a knife in his hand. Minimal folliage and swirling clouds decorate the background.

A Woman in a green Coat,1590s

Woman in a green coat Safavid period Opaque watercolor and gold on paper H: W: cm Iran Purchase Freer-Sackler

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