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Identification and Creation
Object Number
1919.129
People
Unknown Artist
Title
Peacock (painting, verso); Bird (painting, recto), illustrated folio from Nuzhat' namah-i Alai of Shahmardan ibn Abi al-Khayr
Classification
Manuscripts
Work Type
manuscript folio
Date
16th century
Places
Creation Place: Middle East, Iran, Qazvin?
Period
Safavid period
Culture
Persian
Persistent Link
https://hvrd.art/o/170142
Physical Descriptions
Medium
Ink, opaque watercolor and gold on paper
Dimensions
folio: 25.15 x 16 cm (9 7/8 x 6 5/16 in.)
Acquisition and Rights
Credit Line
Harvard Art Museums/Arthur M. Sackler Museum, Bequest of Hervey E. Wetzel
Accession Year
1919
Object Number
1919.129
Division
Asian and Mediterranean Art
Contact
am_asianmediterranean@harvard.edu
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Publication History

Georges Marteau and Henri Vever, Miniatures persanes; tirées des collections de MM. Henry d'Allemagne, Claude Anet, Henri Aubry...et exposées au Musée des arts décoratifs, juin -- octobre 1912., exh. cat., Bibliothèque d'art et d'archéologie (Paris, 1913), vol. 1, no. 71, pl. LIXv

Marianna Shreve Simpson, Arab and Persian Painting in the Fogg Art Museum, Fogg Art Museum (Cambridge, MA, 1980), p. 117, no. 96

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