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A Bear and a Sleeping Man

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Description On this folio from Walters manuscript W.626, a bear, not being able to shoo the flies attacking his friend while asleep, brings a millstone to crush them, not realizing that he will crush his friend's head, too.
Provenance Ibrahim [date and mode of acquisition unknown] [round seal impression, Ibrahim (...) on front flyleaf iia]; Henry Walters, Baltimore [date and mode of acquisition unknown]; Walters Art Museum, 1931, by bequest.
Credit Acquired by Henry Walters

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1073 AH/AD 1663
ink and pigments on thin laid paper (probably Kashmiri)
(Manuscripts & Rare Books)
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H: 10 7/16 x W: 5 7/8 in. (26.5 x 15 cm)
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