Recto: Khusrau and Shirin Conversing in Landscape at Night

"Khusrau and Shirin Conversing in Landscape at Night", Folio from a Khamsa (Quintet) of Nizami

Author: Nizami (Ilyas Abu Muhammad Nizam al-Din of Ganja) (probably 1141–1217)
Object Name: Folio from an illustrated manuscript
Date: ca. 1625–30
Geography: India, Deccan or Rajasthan
Culture: Islamic
Medium: Ink, opaque watercolor, and gold on unpolished paper
Dimensions: Page: 11 7/8 x 7 7/16in. (30.2 x 18.9cm) Painting a: 3 7/16 x 4 11/16in. (8.7 x 11.9cm) Dimensions of painting b: 1 13/16 x 4 5/8in. (4.6 x 11.7cm)
Classification: Codices
Credit Line: Gift of Wendy Findlay, 1982
Accession Number: 1982.476.1a, b

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