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Two young men in a garden. Anthology. MS C-860 LB IOS AS USSR, f.9.1529. Bukhara

On the golden background among the trees we see two young men reading the poems. It is not an illustration to the book but it is a common scene for Oriental poetry. It renders Love for poetry.
This miniature is done in classic style of Herat school. Soft fine lines outlining the figures of the young men go match with ground lines and vertical lines of the trees. An almond in blossom. green grass and other elements such as a cup in the hand, a gold jug and a flying little bird merge into one ornament. Nice colours decorate this painting.
Union of a Man and Nature and delight of its beauty are common for the outlook of an oriental artist.