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The Prophet Muhammad's Ascension
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The Prophet Muhammad's Ascension


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Description On this folio from Walters manuscript W.607, the Prophet Muhammad is depicted on Buraq, led by the angel Gabriel ascending to the heavens.
Exhibitions
  • The Divine Word and Sacred Sites of Islam. The Walters Art Gallery, Baltimore. 1997.
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
Folio: 934-935 AH/AD 1528-1529; Miniature repainted: 12th-early 13th century AH/AD 18th-early 19th century (Safavid)
Medium
ink and pigments on cream-colored laid paper
(Manuscripts & Rare Books)
Accession Number
W.607.4B
Measurements
H: 11 13/16 x W: 7 1/16 in. (30 x 18 cm)
Geographies
  • Iran (Place of Origin)
Location Within Museum
Not On View

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