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"The Angel Gabriel meets 'Amr ibn Zaid (the Shepherd)", Folio from a Siyer-i Nebi (the Life of the Prophet)

Painting by Mustafa ibn Vali

Patron:
Commissioned by Sultan Murad III (1574–95)
Author:
Mustafa b. Yusuf al-Darir al-Erzerumi
Object Name:
Folio from an illustrated manuscript
Date:
ca. 1595
Geography:
Turkey, Istanbul
Culture:
Islamic
Medium:
Ink, opaque watercolor, and gold on paper
Dimensions:
H. 14.56 in. (37 cm) W.10.22 in. (26 cm)
Classification:
Codices
Credit Line:
Purchase, Lila Acheson Wallace Gift, 1994
Accession Number:
1994.141
453351

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