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Two Doctors Preparing Medicine

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Description This illustration from Walters manuscript leaf W.675 depicts two doctors preparing medicine. The text is written in partially vocalized Naskh script in brownish-black and red ink.
  • Paradise Imagined: Images of the Garden in the Islamic and Christian World. The Walters Art Museum, Baltimore. 2012.
Provenance Library of Aya Sofya, Istanbul, no. 3703 [1]. Acquired by Fredrik Robert Martin [1868-1933], Stockholm, before 1912 [2]. Acquired by Max Williams [d. 1927 (?)], New York [3]. Acquired by Dikran Kelekian [1868-1951], New York [4]; acquired by Henry Walters, Baltimore, 1928; by bequest to Walters Art Museum, 1931. [1] Removed from manuscript likely late 19th-early 20th century [2] See Martin, “Miniature Painting and Painters of Persia, India and Turkey” (1912) [3] Label on paper removed from verso: “Max Williams / 538 Madison Avenue / Between 54th and 55th Street / New York / No. A5529 [4] Photograph in curatorial file labeled “Kelekian 1928”
Credit Acquired by Henry Walters

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Rajab 621 AH/AD 1224
ink and pigments on thick, laid paper
(Manuscripts & Rare Books)
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H: 13 3/16 x W: 9 13/16 in. (33.5 x 24.9 cm); Framed H: 19 5/16 x W: 14 1/4 in. (49 x 36.2 cm)
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