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"Muhammad's Call to Prophecy and the First Revelation", Folio from a Majma' al-Tavarikh (Compendium of Histories)

Hafiz-i Abru (d. 1430)

Object Name:
Folio from an illustrated manuscript
Date:
ca. 1425
Geography:
present-day Afghanistan, Herat
Culture:
Islamic
Medium:
Opaque watercolor, silver, and gold on paper
Dimensions:
Painting: H. 6 1/8 in. (15.5 cm) W. 8 3/4 in. (22.2 cm) Page: H. 16 7/8 in. (42.8 cm) W. 13 1/4 in. (33.7 cm) Mat: H. 19 1/4 in. (48.9 cm) W. 14 1/4 in. (36.2 cm)
Classification:
Codices
Credit Line:
Cora Timken Burnett Collection of Persian Miniatures and Other Persian Art Objects, Bequest of Cora Timken Burnett, 1956
Accession Number:
57.51.37.3
451418

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