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Two Leaves Depicting the Prophet Muhammad, Ali, and His Sons Hasan and Husayn
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Two Leaves Depicting the Prophet Muhammad, Ali, and His Sons Hasan and Husayn


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Description These 2 leaves, Walters W.679, are Ottoman Turkish illustrations. One depicts the Prophet Muhammad praying at the Ka'bah, and the other depicts the Prophet Muhammad, 'Ali, and his young sons Hasan and Husayn. The illustrations were executed in the 11th century AH/AD 17th. They are presently mounted on the first and last leaves of an illuminated manuscript copied in Nasta'liq script in 798 AH/AD 1396 by Abu Sa'id al-Husayni.
Exhibitions
  • The Divine Word and Sacred Sites of Islam. The Walters Art Gallery, Baltimore. 1997.
Provenance Henry Walters, Baltimore [date and mode of acquisition unknown]; Walters Art Museum, 1931, by bequest.
Credit Acquired by Henry Walters

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11th century AH/AD 17th century (Ottoman)
Medium
ink and pigments on paper
(Manuscripts & Rare Books)
Accession Number
W.679
Measurements
H: 9 13/16 x W: 5 7/8 in. (25 x 15 cm)
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