Alexander the Great and the Prophet Khidr (Khizr) in Front of the Fountain of Life

DESCRIPTION - This folio from Walters manuscript W.610 depicts Alexander the Great and the prophet Khidr (Khizr) in front of the Fountain of Life.
PROVENANCE - Henry Walters, Baltimore [date and mode of acquisition unknown]; Walters Art Museum, 1931, by bequest.
CREDIT - Acquired by Henry Walters

CREATOR - Nizami Ganjavi (Author)
PERIOD - mid 10th century AH/AD 16th century (Safavid)
MEDIUM - ink and pigments on laid paper (Manuscripts & Rare Books)
MEASUREMENTS - H: 12 13/16 x W: 7 7/8 in. (32.5 x 20 cm)
GEOGRAPHY - Iran (Place of Origin)


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