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Title: Illuminated Opening Page Titled Laila and Majnun from a Khamsa (Quintet) of Nizami of Ganja
Ja'far Baisunghuri (Iranian, active Herat, first half 15th century)
Nizami (present-day Azerbaijan, Ganja 1141–1209 Ganja)
Date: dated 835 AH/1431–32 CE
Geography: Made in present-day Afghanistan, Herat
Medium: Ink, opaque watercolor, and gold on paper
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)
Credit Line: Purchase, Lila Acheson Wallace Gift, 1994
Accession Number: 1994.232.2
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