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Majnun in the Wilderness

Object Name:
Illustrated album leaf
last quarter 16th century
Attributed to Iran
Ink, transparent and opaque watercolor on paper
H. 4 1/4 in. (10.8 cm) W. 2 in. (5.1 cm)
Credit Line:
Rogers Fund, 1974
Accession Number:
Not on view
Emile Tabbagh, Paris and New York, until 1973; sale, Hôtel Drouot, Paris,October 26, 1973, no. 39); [ Adrienne Minassian, New York, until 1974; sold to MMA]
New York. The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "Persian Drawings in The Metropolitan Museum of Art," September 13, 1989–December 31, 1989, no. 10.

"October 26, 1973." In Hotel Drouot Sales catalogue. Paris: Hôtel Drouot, 1973. no. 39.

Swietochowski, Marie, and Sussan Babaie. Persian Drawings in the Metropolitan Museum of Art. New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art, 1989. no. 10, pp. 30-31, ill. pl. 10 (b/w).

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