Riza-yi `Abbasi: The two Lovers (1630)

(Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, USA)

A famous print from the Persian artist Riza-yi `Abbasi (also known as Reza Abbasi, 1565-1635). Riza-yi `Abbasi was a part of the court of the Safavid Shah Abbās I the Great of Persia (reign 1588-1629) and his successor Shah Safi (reign 1629–1642). This print is from 1630.

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