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"Yusuf Arriving in Egypt and Leaving the Ship in the Nile", Folio of a Yusuf and Zulaykha of Jami

Author:
Maulana Nur al-Din `Abd al-Rahman Jami (1414–92)
Calligrapher:
Mir 'Ali al-Husaini
Object Name:
Folio from an illustrated manuscript
Date:
A.H. 930/A.D. 1523–24
Geography:
Attributed to present-day Uzbekistan, Bukhara
Medium:
Opaque watercolor, silver, and gold on paper
Dimensions:
Painting: H. 7 3/8 in. (18.7 cm)
W. 4 3/4 in. (12.1 cm)
Page: H. 10 5/8 in. (27 cm)
W. 6 5/16 in. (16 cm)
Mat: H. 19 1/4 in. (48.9 cm)
W. 14 1/4 in. (36.2 cm)
Joseph arriving in Egypt
Classification:
Codices
Credit Line:
Gift of Alexander Smith Cochran, 1913
Accession Number:
13.228.5.2
Not on view
Alexander Smith Cochran, Yonkers, NY (until 1913; gifted to MMA)
Valentiner, William Reinhold. "The Cochran Collection of Persian Manuscripts." Museum of Metropolitan Art Bulletin, old series, vol. 8 (1913). pp. 80-86.

Dimand, Maurice S. A Handbook of Mohammedan Decorative Arts. New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art, 1930. pp 44–45, ill. fig. 16 (b/w).

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