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Identification and Creation
Object Number
1971.95.1
People
Unknown Artist
Title
Struchnos Plants (painting with text, recto and verso), from a De Materia Medica of Dioscorides
Other Titles
Series/Book Title: De Materia Medica
Classification
Manuscripts
Work Type
manuscript folio
Date
1224
Places
Creation Place: Middle East, Iraq, Baghdad?
Period
Abbasid period
Culture
Arab
Persistent Link
https://hvrd.art/o/216276
Physical Descriptions
Medium
Opaque watercolor on paper
Dimensions
folio: 32.6 x 25 cm (12 13/16 x 9 13/16 in.)
Provenance
R.M. Reifstahl, Purchased by Friends of the Fogg. formerly on loan to the Fogg as 106.1958
Acquisition and Rights
Credit Line
Harvard Art Museums/Arthur M. Sackler Museum, Friends of the Fogg Art Museum Fund
Accession Year
1971
Object Number
1971.95.1
Division
Asian and Mediterranean Art
Contact
am_asianmediterranean@harvard.edu
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Publication History

Ernst Grube, Materialien zum Dioskurides Arabicus, Aus der Welt der islamischen Kunst: Festschrift für Ernst Kühnel zum 75. Geburtstag am 26. 10. 1957, ed. Richard Ettinghausen (Berlin, 1959), no. 10, figs. 3, 4

Marianna Shreve Simpson, Arab and Persian Painting in the Fogg Art Museum, Fogg Art Museum (Cambridge, MA, 1980), p. 15, 112, no. 44

Roche Products on the Market, brochure, F.Hoffman-La Roche & Co. (Cairo, November 1981)

Ernst Grube, Studies in Islamic Painting, The Pindar Press (London, England, 1995), pp.136-137/figs.3&4

Exhibition History

32Q: 3620 University Study Gallery, Harvard Art Museums, Cambridge, 01/17/2017 - 05/08/2017

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