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Single Leaf of a Falconer on Horseback
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Single Leaf of a Falconer on Horseback


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Description Walters leaf W.707 is an Ottoman Turkish colored drawing of a falconer on horseback produced in the11th century AH/AD 17th. The central work is framed by 2 additional drawings: a lion in the upper register and a lion killing a deer in the lower register. Both reference earlier Persian compositions. The verses above are written in small Nasta'liq script, the first 2 in Persian and the 3rd in Ottoman Turkish. The border is of blue-tinted paper.
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.707
Measurements
H: 9 13/16 x W: 5 1/2 in. (25 x 14 cm); Image H: 6 1/8 x W: 3 1/16 in. (15.5 x 7.8 cm)
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