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Laylá Visits Majnun in the Wilderness
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Laylá Visits Majnun in the Wilderness

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Description In this image from Walters manuscript W.624, the ill-fated lovers meet in the wilderness surrounded by the beasts befriended by Majnun. 'Amal-i (work of) Narsing is inscribed in red below the image.
  • 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 Muhammad Zaki, 1241 AH/AD 1825-1826 [mode of acquisition unknown] [oval seal, fols. 1a, 211a]; 'abd al-raji Muhammad Shafi', 1247 AH/AD 1831-1832 [mode of acquisition unknown] [rectangular seal fols. 1a, 211a]; Muhammad 'Ali [date and mode of acquisition unknown] [large oval seal with no date on fol. 211a]; Henry Walters, Baltimore [date and mode of acquisition unknown]; Walters Art Museum, 1931, by bequest.
Credit Acquired by Henry Walters

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1597-1598 (Mughal)
ink and pigments on laid paper
(Manuscripts & Rare Books)
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H: 11 1/4 x W: 7 1/2 in. (28.5 x 19 cm)
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Not On View


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