THE LOVERS, by Riza-yi Abbasi, 1630, Persian painting, opaque watercolor, ink, gold on paper. Miniature of lovers painted in Isfahan, during the reign of Shah Safi of Irans Safavid dynasty. The couple embrace reflects a relaxed attitude to sensuality in 17th century Persia (BSLOC 2017 16 32)

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THE LOVERS, by Riza-yi Abbasi, 1630, Persian painting, opaque watercolor, ink, gold on paper. Miniature of lovers painted in Isfahan, during the reign of Shah Safi of Irans Safavid dynasty. The couple embrace reflects a relaxed attitude to sensuality in 17th century Persia (BSLOC 2017 16 32)
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THE LOVERS