Majnun in the Wilderness, Surrounded by Animals (from a "Khamsa" of Nizami manuscript)

Majnun in the Wilderness, Surrounded by Animals (from a "Khamsa" of Nizami manuscript)

Made By: Iran , (Shiraz), Safavid period

Culture: Iranian
Date: c. 1560
Dimensions:
sheet: 13 3/8 x 8 7/8 in. (34 x 22.5 cm)
image: 9 7/16 x 6 15/16 in. (24 x 17.7 cm)
Classification: EASTERN
Credit Line: Bequest of Mrs. Horace W. Frost
Object number: 91.15.58
Inscribed: l.c. in ink and watercolor heightened with gold: [calligraphic inscription]; l.l. in black ink: [calligraphic inscription]; recto l.c. in pencil: 3; verso in black ink, opaque watercolor and gold: [four columns of calligraphic inscription], ["9 1/4 x 5 1/2"]
Terms
  • figure
  • animals
  • wilderness
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