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Moses Prevailing over Pharaoh (left) The Dog Qara Braq Drives Off the Wolves (right)

Artist

Herat School

Date

c. 1425-1435

Institution Minneapolis Institute of Arts
Location Not on view.
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Moses Prevailing over Pharaoh (left) The Dog Qara Braq Drives Off the Wolves (right): Gallery Label - Current
: The Margaret McMillan Webber Bequest of Persian Paintings
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Medium: Drawings and Watercolors, Manuscript-Illuminated | Ink and colors on paper
Creation Place: Asia, Middle East, Iran
Culture: Asia, Middle East, Iran
Style: 15th century, Timirud dynasty; Herat school
Physical Description: Two pages from the 'Majmu'a-i Tavarikh' (Universal History); exhibited scenes depict Moses overpowering Pharaoh with the aid of a dragon and the dog Qara Braq (Black Lightning), driving the wolves from the sheep; decorative drawing of rocks and clouds
Credit: Collection Minneapolis Institute of Arts; Bequest of Mrs. Margaret McMillan Webber in memory of her mother, Katherine Kittredge McMillan
Accession Number: 51.37.25
Artist: Herat School, Persian; Iran
Role: Painter
Nationality:
Life Dates: Persian; Iran
Added to Site: February 28, 2009