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Title

Sheikh San'an falls in love with a Christian maiden. Folio from the Mantiq al-Tair (Conference of the birds)

15th century


Artists

Unknown Artist


Details


Other Title

An old man bewitched


Place where the work was made

Shiraz Iran


Date

15th century


Media categories

Miniature , Painting


Materials used

opaque watercolour on paper


Dimensions

21.0 x 16.0 cm


Credit

Gift of Dr Nigel and Mrs Norma Hawkins 2010. Donated through the Australian Government's Cultural Gifts Program


Location

Not on display


Accession number

13.2010



Shown in 2 exhibitions

Exhibition history


Referenced in 1 publication

Bibliography


Christie's London (Editor), Christie's London: Important Islamic and Indian manuscripts and miniatures, London, 24 Apr 1980, 33 (illus.). lot no. 73