7 UMMA Objects
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Dirck Volkertsz. Coornhert
Triumph of Isaac, No. 2 of 8 in the set Patientiae Triumphus...Elegantissimis Im
1522 – 1590
Museum Purchase
This double-leaf print depicts two camels and accompanying foreign trainers or performers in fringed clothing, with ballooning pants and dark boots.  Some of the performers play instruments, while others tend to the camels.  Above both pages is writing by calligrapher Santô Kyôden describing the camels and their tour of Japan around 1821.
Utagawa Kuniyasu
Museum purchase for the Paul Leroy Grigaut Memorial Collection

Mori Tetsuzan (Tessan)
A Pair of Camels
1800 – 1849
Museum purchase made possible by the Margaret Watson Parker Art Collection Fund

Marius Bauer
Wedding Procession with Camels
1867 – 1932
Museum Purchase

David Courlander
The Sacrifice of Abraham
1900 – 1961
Gift of Harold Courlander
The skeleton of a camel lies in the foreground of this photograph, while scattered groupings of figures on camelback dot the desert landscape in the background. 
Pascal Sebah (Turkish (culture or style))
1875 – 1885
Transfer from the Kelsey Museum of Archaeology
This Persian miniature is attributed to the Shiraz and Timurid schools, ca. 1460. The painting is done in ink, opaque watercolor and gold leaf on paper. The scene, <em>Bahram Gur Hunting with Azada</em>, is part of the Shahnama of Firdausi, the Persian book of kings. 
Iranian (Iranian)
Bahram Gur Hunting with Azada, from the Shahnama of Firdausi
1455 – 1465
Museum Purchase