It is an example of Iranian writing and painting with dimensions of 29.5 x 39.5 cm; a love letter has made its way out of Qajar palace and a miniature painting is sitting on the letter.
From Iranian culture perspective miniature is a recreation of life in the paradise; Eternal world and free from impurity and sin, and so is love, it is associated with heaven. And that is why in Iranian miniatures, all elements have heavenly manifestation.
Miniature is a traditional Persian art with its ups and downs, rise and falls.
The history of miniature painting can be traced back to before Islam era, however, after the Abbasid era in third century AH Iranian painting revived after a long period of sanction.
Persian miniature is in fact Iranian painting, before the emerge of Islam, which integrated with Islamic mysticism and thought and became a way for divine manifestations. Many of our precious miniature created during the Abbasid period, were unfortunately destroyed during the Mongol attacks in the 7th and 8th centuries.
Romance, devotion and bravery are important parts of Iranian miniature.
This work of art belongs to those who ….
We recommend this painting to those who are interested in art history. This artwork can also be a gift to those who see art as the magic of immortality.
The current owner of this artwork is Mr. Hamed Nohbaradaran
Find more miniature painting in hichaa Gallery.
There is another miniature painting in hichaa Gallery: The Polo game.