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Page from the Manafi al-Hayavan


Artist Unknown (Iran)


14th century

Institution Minneapolis Institute of Arts
Location On view at the Minneapolis Institute of Arts, G243
Page from the Manafi al-Hayavan, Artist Unknown (Iran)
Page from the Manafi al-Hayavan: Gallery Label - Current
: Gift of Persian Miniatures
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Medium: Paintings | Ink and colors on paper
Size: 9 x 6 3/4 in. (22.86 x 17.15 cm) (sheet)
Creation Place: Asia, Middle East, Iran
Culture: Asia, Middle East, Iran
Style: 14th century, Mongol period
Physical Description: Miniature, 'The Stag' with inscription and page-long overleaf. Painted shortly after the Mongol invasion, the Chinese influence is strong in the treatment of the clouds above the stags, and in certain details of the flowers. The page is from a dispersed M
Credit: Collection Minneapolis Institute of Arts; Gift of Mr. C. C. Webber
Accession Number: 41.58.1
Added to Site: February 28, 2009