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"The Angel Gabriel meets 'Amr ibn Zaid (the Shepherd)", Folio from a Siyer-i Nebi (the Life of the Prophet)

Painting by Mustafa ibn Vali

Patron: Commissioned by Sultan Murad III (1574–95)
Author: Mustafa b. Yusuf al-Darir al-Erzerumi
Object Name: Folio from an illustrated manuscript
Date: ca. 1595
Geography: Turkey, Istanbul
Culture: Islamic
Medium: Ink, opaque watercolor, and gold on paper
Dimensions: H. 14.56 in. (37 cm) W.10.22 in. (26 cm)
Classification: Codices
Credit Line: Purchase, Lila Acheson Wallace Gift, 1994
Accession Number: 1994.141

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