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Joseph is Arrested by the Vizier’s Guard
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Joseph is Arrested by the Vizier’s Guard


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Description On this folio from Walters manuscript W.646, Joseph is arrested by the vizier's guard, having been falsely accused by Zulaykha of trying to seduce her in her sleep.
Provenance Muhammad Vali Mirza [date and mode of acquisition unknown] [fol.1a: Muhammad Vali Mirza]; Court librarian Mirza Baba, 1821 (?) [mode of acquisition unknown] [acquisition note on fol. 1a: made in Dar al-'Ibadah Yazd, dated Ramadan 1236 AH/AD 1821 and signed by the court librarian Mirza Baba; underneath a seal: 'Abduh Jahangir, 118[0](?) AH/AD 1766-1767]; 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
late 12th century AH/AD 18th century (Mughal)
Medium
ink and pigments on laid paper
(Manuscripts & Rare Books)
Accession Number
W.646.120A
Measurements
H: 8 11/16 x W: 5 5/16 in. (22.0 x 13.5 cm)
Geography
  • India (Place of Origin)
Location Within Museum
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