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Bahram Gur in the Red Pavilion
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Bahram Gur in the Red Pavilion

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Description This folio from Walters manuscript W.623 depicts the story of the princess in the red pavilion. A prince befriends an old woman in order to gain access to the tower and abduct his beloved.
Provenance Ibn Abi Husayn 'Ali [...] 'Ali, [date and mode of acquisition unknown] [ownsership statement plus seal on fol. 1a];Henry Walters, Baltimore [date and mode of acquisition unknown]; Walters Art Museum, 1931, by bequest.
Credit Acquired by Henry Walters

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1017 AH/AD 1609 (Safavid)
ink and pigments on mostly laid paper
(Manuscripts & Rare Books)
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H: 13 9/16 x W: 8 11/16 in. (34.5 x 22 cm)
  • Iran (Place of Origin)
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