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Avaz-Muhammad. Leili and her companions. Nizami. Hamsa. The Chester Beatty Library. Dublin. Pers. 276, f. 112. 1668-1671. Bukhara
Avaz-Muhammad LEILI AHD HER COMPANIONS, Nizami. Hamsa


Miniaturist Avaz-Muhammad depicts the scene of Leilis walking under the palm trees. But he shows not Arabian desert among the beduin tents but against the background of the hill landscape. There are a lot of green trees, tents typical for nomads. The author added many elements from Indian miniature painting: perspective (e.g. a shepherd with sheep on the hill), volume images of the figures and yurts, foliage.