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"Laila Visiting Majnun in the Desert", Folio from a Khamsa (Quintet) of Amir Khusrau Dihlavi

Calligrapher:
Ala al-Din Muhammad
Author:
Amir Khusrau Dihlavi (1253–1325)
Object Name:
Folio from an illustrated manuscript
Date:
1520–25
Geography:
present-day Afghanistan, Herat
Culture:
Islamic
Medium:
Ink, opaque watercolor, and gold on paper
Dimensions:
8 1/2 x 5 1/4in. (21.6 x 13.3cm)
Classification:
Codices
Credit Line:
Rogers Fund, 1913
Accession Number:
13.160.3
Not on view
Arthur Sambon, Paris; [ Léonce Rosenberg, Paris, until 1913; cat., 1913, no. 145, to MMA]
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. 58 (b/w).

The Metropolitan Museum of Art, Daniel S. Walker, Arturo Ponce Guadián, Sussan Babaie, Stefano Carboni, Aimee Froom, Marie Lukens Swietochowski, Tomoko Masuya, Annie Christine Daskalakis-Matthews, Abdallah Kahil, and Rochelle Kessler. "Colegio de San Ildefonso, Septiembre de 1994-Enero de 1995." In Arte Islámico del Museo Metropolitano de Arte de Nueva York. Mexico City: Consejo Nacional para la Cultura y las Artes, 1994. no. 17, pp. 78-79, ill. p. 79 (b/w).

Seyller, John. "The Walters Art Museum Khamsa of Amir Khusraw of Delhi." In Pearls of the Parrot of India.. Baltimore, MD: Walters Art Museum, 2001. pp. 109-110, ill. fig. 39 (b/w).



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