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"Muslim Pilgrim to Mecca Meets a Brahman on the Road", 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:
Iran
Culture:
Islamic
Medium:
Ink, opaque watercolor, and gold on paper
Dimensions:
8 1/2 x 5 1/4 in. (21.6 x 13.3 cm)
Classification:
Codices
Credit Line:
Rogers Fund, 1913
Accession Number:
13.160.4
Not on view
Arthur Sambon, Paris; Léonce Rosenberg, Paris, until 1913; cat., 1913, no. 144, to MMA]
Rome. Palazzo Brancaccio. "Mostra d'arte Iranica," May 20, 1956–June 20, 1956.

Schulz, Ph. Walter. Die Persisch-Islamische Miniaturmalerei. Vol. vols. I, II. Leipzig: Hiersemann, 1914. vol. I, p. 119, ill. vol. II, pl. 136.

Dimand, Maurice S. A Handbook of Muhammadan Art. 2nd rev. and enl. ed. New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art, 1944. p. 44.

Bussagli, Mario, ed. "Exhibition of Iranian Art. Palazzo Brancaccio, Giugno-Agosto 1956." In Mostra d'Arte Iranica. Milan: Silvana, 1956. no. 514, p. 276, ill. table XCI (b/w).

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. 59 (b/w).

Swietochowski, Marie, and Richard Ettinghausen. "Islamic Painting." Metropolitan Museum of Art Bulletin vol. 36, no. 2 (Autumn 1978). p. 29, ill. p. 29 (b/w).

Bahari, Ebadollah, and Annemarie Schimmel. Bihzad, Master of Persian Painting. London, New York: I.B.Tauris Publishers, 1996. pp. 200, 202, ill. fig. 110 (b/w).



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