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King Dara and the herdsman

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  • Miniature. King Dara and the herdsman. Verso: Calligraphy, inscription above in black ink; calligraphy in three boxes. Miniature from a MS. of Bustan of Sadi derived from a miniature by Bizad. Bodycolour including white with pen and ink and gold on paper, height, 163, mm, width, 101, mm, circa 1540. Bukhara School. Production Note: This and PD.158-1948 belong to MS.262-1949, also Manuk-Coles bequest, the present one having been f.18. This MS. is a selection from the Bustan of Sa'di, dated mid-16th C.; P.C. Manuk thought the two miniatures to be most probably by Bizad. Acquisition Credit: Bequeathed 1946 by P.C. Manuk and Miss G.M. Coles, through the National Art Collections Fund.
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