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Single Leaf of Youths Before a Ruler at his Court
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Single Leaf of Youths Before a Ruler at his Court


Description Conservation Exhibitions Provenance Credit
Description This manuscript leaf, W.688, contains an illustration of a group of youths before a king and his courtiers that was executed in Iran during the early 11th century AH/AD 17th. Stylistically it relates to manuscript production in Shiraz in the 10th century AH/AD 16th and early 11th century AH/AD 17th. The painting is framed by illuminated borders in tones of gold. The back of the leaf has additional illumination and no text.
Conservation
Date Description Narrative
7/15/1964Treatmentre-housed
6/17/1981Examinationexamined for condition
Exhibitions
  • Treasures in Heaven: Armenian Manuscript Illumination. The Walters Art Gallery, Baltimore. 1988.
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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Period
early 11th century AH/AD 17th century (Safavid)
Medium
ink and pigments on thin paper with gold
(Manuscripts & Rare Books)
Accession Number
W.688
Measurements
H: 15 3/8 x W: 9 7/16 in. (39 x 24 cm); Image H: 10 5/16 x W: 6 1/8 in. (26.2 x 15.5 cm)
Geographies
  • Iran (Place of Origin)
Location Within Museum
Not On View

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