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"How a Braggart was Drowned in a Well", Folio from a Haft Paikar (Seven Portraits) of the Khamsa (Quintet) of Nizami

Author: Nizami (Ilyas Abu Muhammad Nizam al-Din of Ganja)
(probably 1141–1217)

Calligrapher: Maulana Azhar (d. 1475/76)
Object Name: Folio from an illustrated manuscript
Date: ca. 1430
Geography: present-day Afghanistan, Herat
Culture: Islamic
Medium: Ink, opaque watercolor, and gold on paper
Dimensions: Painting: H. 8 7/8 in. (22.5 cm) W. 4 3/4 in. (12.1 cm) Page: H. 11in. (27.9 cm) W. 7 3/16 in. (18.3 cm) Mat: H. 19 1/4 in. (48.9 cm) W. 14 1/4 in. (36.2 cm)
Classification: Codices
Credit Line: Gift of Alexander Smith Cochran, 1913
Accession Number: 13.228.13.5

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