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Majnun in the Wilderness

Object Name:
Illustrated album leaf
last quarter 16th century
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.

"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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