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"Bahram Gur and the Indian Princess in the Dark Palace on Saturday", Folio from a Haft Paikar (Seven Portraits) of the Khamsa (Quintet) of Nizami

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 1/2 in. (21.6 cm) W. 4 5/8 in. (11.7 cm) Page: H. 11 in. (27.9 cm) W. 7 1/4 in. (18.4 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:
13.228.13.4
455057

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