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Folio from a Dispersed Nuzhatnama

Author:
Shahmardan ibn Abi'l-Khair Razi
Object Name:
Folio from an illustrated manuscript
Date:
early 17th century
Geography:
Iran, possibly Qazvin
Culture:
Islamic
Medium:
Ink, opaque watercolor, and gold on paper
Dimensions:
Page: 3 in. (7.6 cm) W. 4 1/8in. (10.5cm) Mat: H. 14 1/4 in. (36.2 cm) W. 19 1/4 in. (48.9 cm) Frame: H. 16 3/4 in. (42.5 cm) W. 21 3/4 in. (55.2 cm)
Classification:
Codices
Credit Line:
Rogers Fund, 1913
Accession Number:
13.160.8
Not on view
[ Léonce Rosenberg, Paris, until 1913; cat., 1913, no. 129, to MMA]
Tokyo. Tokyo Metropolitan Art Museum. "Earth, Sea, Sky. Nature in Western Art: Masterpieces from the Metropolitan Museum of Art," October 6, 2012–January 4, 2013.

Beijing. National Museum of China, Mr. Lu Zhangshen. "Earth, Sea, Sky. Nature in Western Art: Masterpieces from the Metropolitan Museum of Art," February 8, 2013–May 9, 2013.

Contadini, Anna. "A Wonderful World: Folios from a Dispersed Manuscript of the Nuzhat-Nama." Muqarnas vol. 21 (2004). p. 116, ill. fig. 15 (recto).

Tokyo Metropolitan Art Museum. "Masterpieces of the Metropolitan Museum of Art." In Earth, Sea, and Sky: Nature in Western Art. Tokyo: Tokyo Metropolitan Art Museum, 2012. no. 46, pp. 99, 226, ill. color, b/w.



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