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A King Picnicking in the Mountains


Artist Unknown (Iran)


c. 1560

Institution Minneapolis Institute of Arts
Location On view at the Minneapolis Institute of Arts, G243
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A King Picnicking in the Mountains: Gallery Label - Current
: Gift of Persian Miniatures
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Medium: Paintings | Ink, colors, and gold on paper
Size: 12 3/4 x 8 1/4 in. (32.39 x 20.96 cm)
Creation Place: Asia, Middle East, Iran
Culture: Asia, Middle East, Iran
Style: 16th century, Safavid dynasty, Isfahan school, Isfahan school
Physical Description: Miniature from a Nizami Manuscript depicting a King on a picnic with an animated group of courtiers in vivid costumes. The scene ia a rocky landscape with flowering shrubs and trees whose branches project into the side and top borders. Two small panels of
Credit: Collection Minneapolis Institute of Arts; Gift of Mr. and Mrs. C. C. Webber
Accession Number: 43.31.2
Added to Site: February 28, 2009