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The Dog Qara Braq Drives off the Wolves


Artist Unknown (Iran)


c. 1425

Institution Minneapolis Institute of Arts
Location Not on view.
The Dog Qara Braq Drives off the Wolves, Artist Unknown (Iran)
The Dog Qara Braq Drives off the Wolves: Gallery Label - Current
: Gift of Persian Miniatures
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Medium: Paintings | Ink and colors on paper
Size: 16 1/2 x 13 in. (41.9 x 33 cm)
Creation Place: Asia, Middle East, Iran
Culture: Asia, Middle East, Iran
Style: 15th century, Timurid dynasty, Herat school
Physical Description: Miniature from a Manuscript of Rashid ad-Din's Universal History (1318 A.D.), 'The Dog Buraq (Black Lightning) driving off wolves from a flock of sheep.' The illustration appears between two blocks of script. Note the Chinese influence in drawing of rocks
Credit: Collection Minneapolis Institute of Arts; Gift of Mr. and Mrs. C.C. Webber
Accession Number: 43.31.1
Added to Site: February 28, 2009