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A Christian Girl on Her Deathbed After Converting to Islam
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A Christian Girl on Her Deathbed After Converting to Islam


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Description This illustration from Walters manuscript W.666 depicts the story of a Muslim boy who fell in love with a Christian girl. Unable to unite with her, he dies of grief. His friend delivers the bad news to her, and she converts to Islam in the hopes of being united with her Muslim lover in heaven.
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
1133 AH/AD 1721 (Ottoman)
Medium
ink and pigments on laid paper
(Manuscripts & Rare Books)
Accession Number
W.666.35B
Measurements
H: 8 1/4 x W: 6 1/8 in. (21 x 15.5 cm)
Geography
  • Turkey (Place of Origin)
Location Within Museum
Not On View

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