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Khamsa of Nizami, Herat, 1494: Mourning for the Death of Laila's Husband

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Title: Khamsa of Nizami, Herat, 1494: Mourning for the Death of Laila's Husband
Author(s): Gray, Basil
Photographer: Basham, Arthur Llewellyn
Keywords: Mediaeval painting
paintings
miniatures
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Description: It is remarkable for the natural and even free movement of the mourners, and for the low tone of their clothes, and it may well be called an advanced painting, which it would be hard to parallel. -- Painted by Bihzad or his pupil Shaykh Zadeh, 8.75 x 6".
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/208957
Other Identifiers: ANUA 682-4305

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