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Nishirvan and the Owls, from a manuscript of Nizami’s Makhazan al-Asrar

ca. 1550

Opaque watercolor and ink on paper

without mounting: 4 15/16 × 4 3/16 in. (12.5 × 10.7 cm) with mounting: 12 5/8 × 7 7/8 in. (32 × 20 cm)
Gift of Mary Burns Foss
1983.94.15
Status: 
By appointment
Culture: 
Iranian, Islamic
Period: 
Safavid period (1501–1732)
Classification: 
Paintings
Provenance: 

Foss # 37

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