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Majnun in the Wilderness


Mughal school


c. 1600

Institution Minneapolis Institute of Arts
Location On view at the Minneapolis Institute of Arts, G243
Majnun in the Wilderness, Mughal school
Majnun in the Wilderness: Gallery Label - Current
: The Paintings of Courtly India
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Medium: Paintings | Opaque watercolor on paper
Size: 9 3/4 x 5 1/2 in. (24.77 x 13.97 cm) (sheet)
Creation Place: Asia, India, India
Culture: Asia, India, India
Style: Mughal dynasty, 16th-17th century, Reign of Akbar
Physical Description: Illustration from the 'Khamsa' (Five Poems) by the Persian poet Nizami (1141-1202). The nearly drowned hero, Majnun, has been rescued by various animals and is being revived.
Credit: Collection Minneapolis Institute of Arts; The Katherine Kittredge McMillan Memorial Fund
Accession Number: 85.80
Artist: Mughal school, India
Role: Painter
Life Dates: India
Added to Site: February 28, 2009