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Illuminated Opening Page Titled Laila wa Majnun from Khamsa (Quintet) of Nizami

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:
1994.232.3
455040

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