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Invention of the Mirror in the Presence of Alexander the Great
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Invention of the Mirror in the Presence of Alexander the Great


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Description This folio from Walters manuscript W.613 depicts the invention of the mirror in the presence of Alexander the Great. This is the right side of a double-page illustration by Nanha.
Exhibitions
  • Pearls of the Parrot of India: The Emperor Akbar's Illustrated "Khamsa," 1597-1598. The Walters Art Museum, Baltimore; The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York. 2005-2006.
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
1595 (Mughal)
Medium
ink and pigments on light brown paper with later outer margins in various colors
(Manuscripts & Rare Books)
Accession Number
W.613.16B
Measurements
H: 13 3/8 x W: 8 7/16 in. (34 x 21.5 cm)
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