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"Laila and Majnun at School", Folio from a Khamsa (Quintet) of Nizami

Calligrapher: Ja'far Baisunghuri
(active first half 15th century)

Author: Nizami (Ilyas Abu Muhammad Nizam al-Din of Ganja) (probably 1141–1217)
Object Name: Folio from an illustrated manuscript
Date: A.H. 835/ A.D. 1431–32
Geography: present-day Afghanistan, Herat
Culture: Islamic
Medium: Ink, opaque watercolor, and gold on paper
Dimensions: Page: H. 12 5/16 in. (31.3 cm) W. 9 in. (22.9cm) Mat: H. 19 1/4 in. (48.9 cm) W. 14 1/4 in. (36.2 cm)
Classification: Codices
Credit Line: Purchase, Lila Acheson Wallace Gift, 1994
Accession Number: 1994.232.4

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