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Double-page Illustrated Frontispiece Depicting a Court Scene
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Double-page Illustrated Frontispiece Depicting a Court Scene


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Description This is the right side of a double-page illustrated frontispiece from Walters manuscript W.628 showing a pavilion reception between a princely figure, a female companion, and attendants. The inscription running along the top is a Persian couplet. There has been some damage and repainting to this illustration.
Provenance Henry Walters, Baltimore [date and mode of acquisition unknown] [Ex libris on upper board inside]; Walters Art Museum, 1931, by bequest.
Credit Acquired by Henry Walters

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Period
Sha'ban 918 AH/AD 1512 (Safavid)
Medium
ink and pigments on brown laid paper
(Manuscripts & Rare Books)
Accession Number
W.628.1B
Measurements
H: 8 7/16 x W: 5 5/16 in. (21.5 x 13.5 cm)
Geographies
  • Iran (Place of Origin)
Location Within Museum
Not On View

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