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"Sultan Sanjar and the Old Woman", Folio from a Khamsa (Quintet) of Nizami

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

Calligrapher:
Sultan Muhammad Nur (ca. 1472–ca. 1536)
Calligrapher:
Mahmud Muzahhib
Artist:
Painting by Shaikh Zada
Object Name:
Folio from an illustrated manuscript
Date:
A.H. 931/A.D. 1524–25
Geography:
present-day Afghanistan, Herat
Culture:
Islamic
Medium:
Ink, opaque watercolor, and gold on paper
Dimensions:
Painting: H. 7 1/4 in. (18.4 cm) W. 4 7/8 in. (12.4 cm) Page: H. 12 9/16 in. (31.9 cm) W. 8 5/8 in. (21.9 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:
13.228.7.2
446593

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