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Quran

Abd al-Qadir al-Husaini1540/1560

Linden-Museum Stuttgart

Linden-Museum Stuttgart

The two splendedly illuminated Qur’ans by the master calligrapher Abd al-Qadir al-Husaini in the Linden-Museum’s possession are examples of Persian book art, showing calligraphy as well as illuminations with elaborate usage of gold and lapis lazuli.The Quran was copied and designed for the Muslim-Indian region.

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  • Title: Quran
  • Creator: Abd al-Qadir al-Husaini
  • Date: 1540/1560
  • Location: India
  • Physical Dimensions: w28 x h42 cm
  • Provenance: Linden-Museum
  • Type: Book
  • Rights: Linden-Museum Stuttgart, photo: Anatol Dreyer

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