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

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dc.contributor.authorGray, Basil
dc.contributor.authorPhotographer: Arthur Llewellyn Basham
dc.coverage.spatialPersia (Herat, Afghanistan)
dc.date.accessioned2020-08-25T00:05:51Z
dc.date.available2020-08-25T00:05:51Z
dc.date.created1961
dc.identifierANUA 682-4305
dc.identifier.otherP(M-P)-121
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/1885/208957
dc.descriptionIt 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".
dc.format.extent35mm
dc.format.mediumslide
dc.format.mediumcolour
dc.language.isoen_AU
dc.subjectMediaeval painting
dc.subjectpaintings
dc.subjectminiatures
dc.subjectbook scan
dc.titleKhamsa of Nizami, Herat, 1494: Mourning for the Death of Laila's Husband
dc.typeImage
local.description.notesSource: Basil Gray, Persian Painting, New York, Skira, 1961, p. 122
dc.date.updated2020-08-25T00:05:50Z
dc.provenanceDigitised by the Australian National University in 2020
dc.rights.licenseThis image is provided for research purposes only and must not be reproduced without the prior permission of the Archives Program, Australian National University.
CollectionsArthur Llewellyn Basham

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