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"A Ruffian Spares the Life of a Poor Man", Folio from a Mantiq al-tair (Language of the Birds)

Farid al-Din `Attar
(ca. 1142–1220)

Object Name: Folio from an illustrated manuscript
Date: ca. 1600
Geography: Iran, Isfahan
Culture: Islamic
Medium: Ink, opaque watercolor, silver, and gold on paper
Dimensions: Painting: H. 7 3/4 in. (19.7 cm) W. 4 1/2 in. (11.4 cm) Page: H. 12 7/8 in. (32.7 cm) W. 8 5/16 in. (21.1 cm) Mat: H. 19 1/4 in. (48.9 cm) W. 14 1/4 in. (36.2 cm)
Classification: Codices
Credit Line: Fletcher Fund, 1963
Accession Number: 63.210.4

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