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"Bahram Gur in the Sandal Palace on Thursday", 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)
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, silver, and gold on paper
Dimensions:
Painting: H. 7 13/16 in. (19.8 cm) W. 4 5/8 in. (11.7 cm) Page: H. 12 5/8 in. (32.1 cm) W. 8 3/4 in. (22.2 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:
13.228.7.13
446609:5

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