Zappheus

Spectacularly Lethal Soldier
Post your favorite paintings, or any classic portraiture (preferably oil on canvas).

Most of my posts will showcase the Twelver Shia Muslim art, that's sadly not talked about in the west, hoping to spread it more.

Painting of "the Battle of Kārbalā," by Iranian Twelver Shia Muslim painter, Ḥāssan Roḥolāmīn.

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Zappheus

Spectacularly Lethal Soldier
Portrait of the First Twelver Shia Muslim Emperor of Iran, Ismael the First, by Cristofano dell'Altissimo.

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Zappheus

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Painting highlighting the martyrs (of Kārbalā)'s heads on spears, by Ḥāssan Roḥolāmīn.

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Zappheus

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Painting of Twelver Shia Muslim scientist, Nāsīr al-Dīn al-Tūsī by Ḥāssan Roḥolāmīn.

He was a polymath, architect, logician, intellectual, philosopher, physician, physicist, scientist, theologian, astronomer, mathematician, biologist, chemist, poet, geographer, engineer and a translator (he spoke Greek, and translated many of their books, and commented on them).

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Defibyoulater

Gaben's Own Aimbot
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Painter unknown. Painting of the God Emperor with his primarch children. Most likely during the Horus Heresy
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bl0

Totally Ordinary Human
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Original SAURON painting by Jerry VanderStelt. I wish we got to see more of Sauron in physical form via the films, but still. I adore this painting.

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bl0

Totally Ordinary Human
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Thought I'd throw another one in by him, which is also very beautiful.

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Zappheus

Spectacularly Lethal Soldier
Portrait of Fat‘ḥ-‘Alī Shāh Qājār,” by Mīḥr ‘Alī. (Click to view full size, 3104 x 5040, 16.3 MB).

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Zappheus

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“Painting of Agha Mohammed Khan Qajar with His Men,” by an unknown painter in Soleimanieh Palace.

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Zappheus

Spectacularly Lethal Soldier
“Portraiture of Vōssūg eḍ Ḍōẉleh,” circa 1900, by Kāṃāl-ōl-ṃōlḳ.

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