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"Khusrau Arriving at Shirin's Palace", Folio from a Khamsa (Quintet) of Amir Khusrau Dihlavi

Author:
Amir Khusrau Dihlavi (1253–1325)
Object Name:
Folio from an illustrated manuscript
Date:
1520–25
Geography:
Made in present-day Afghanistan, Herat
Medium:
Opaque watercolor and gold on paper
Dimensions:
Painting: H. 8 1/2 in. (21.6 cm) W. 5 1/8 in. (13 cm) Page: H. 12 in. (30.5 cm) W. 7 7/8 in. (20 cm) Mat: H. 19 1/4 in. (48.9 cm) W.14 1/4 in. (36.2 cm)
Classification:
Codices
Credit Line:
Rogers Fund, 1913
Accession Number:
13.160.1
Not on view
Arthur Sambon, Paris; [ Léonce Rosenberg, Paris, until 1913; cat., 1913, no. 148, to MMA]
London. Burlington House. "International Exhibition of Persian Art," January 7, 1931–February 28, 1931, no. 502.

Wilson, Arnold T. "7th January to 28th February, 1931." In Catalogue of the International Exhibition of Persian Art. 3rd. ed. London: Royal Academy of Arts, 1931. no. 502, p. 247.

Grube, Ernst J. "The Early School of Herat and its Impact on Islamic Painting of the Later 15th, the 16th and 17th Centuries." In The Classical Style in Islamic Painting. Venice: Edizioni Oriens, 1968. ill. pl. 57 (b/w).



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