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"A Ruffian Spares the Life of a Poor Man", Folio 4v from a Mantiq al-tair (Language of the Birds)

Farid al-Din `Attar

The Metropolitan Museum of Art

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  • Title: "A Ruffian Spares the Life of a Poor Man", Folio 4v from a Mantiq al-tair (Language of the Birds)
  • Creator: Farid al-Din `Attar
  • Date Created: ca. 1600
  • Physical Dimensions: Painting: H. 7 3/4 in. (19.7 cm) W. 4 1/2 in. (11.4 cm) Page: H. 12 7/8 in. (32.7 cm) W. 8 5/16 in. (21.1 cm) Mat: H. 19 1/4 in. (48.9 cm) W. 14 1/4 in. (36.2 cm)
  • Type: Folio from an illustrated manuscript
  • External Link: http://www.metmuseum.org/art/collection/search/451723
  • Medium: Ink, opaque watercolor, silver, and gold on paper
  • Repository: Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, NY

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