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Viscera of a human figure crouching over a hen (?). Watercolour drawing by a Persian artist.

Date
[between 1800 and 1899?]
Reference
582977i
Part of
Alexandrian series.
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Description

Diagram comparable to the "six picture series" or "Alexandrian series" pasted or bound in Persian manuscripts of the "Zakhīrah-i Khvārazm’Shāhī" ("Treasure of Khvārazm’Shāhī") written by al-Jurjani (Ismā‘īl ibn Muḥammad al-Ḥusayn Jurjānī) ca. 1110 AD, and the "Tashrīḥ-i Mansur-i" ("Anatomy of Mansur" written by Manṣūr ibn Muḥammad ibn Aḥmad ibn Yūsuf Ibn Ilyā, ca. 1390 AD

Publication/Creation

[Iran], [between 1800 and 1899?]

Physical description

1 painting : watercolour, with pen and ink ; image 24.9 x 16.1 cm

Lettering note

Lettering in Persian on verso

Reference

Wellcome Library no. 582977i

Type/Technique

Languages

  • Persian


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