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W19 Khan - ENG 398 - Islam in Graphic Novels

Khaled al-Saa'i
Resurrection (triptych)
natural ink, tempera and gouache on paper
16 3/10 in x 20 11/16 in (41.43 cm x 52.55 cm);22 1/16 in x 28 1/16 in (56.04 cm x 71.28 cm)
Museum purchase made possible by the Margaret Watson Parker Art Collection Fund
This black and white print shows an outdoor setting with two men, one reclining and facing the viewer, the other seated with his legs drawn into his chest and gazing out to the right. They are dressed in robes and wear Arabic headdresses ("Guhtra"). There are rifles at their sides. In the background on the right are two men, one riding a horse, who walk toward a group of buildings in the distance. There is a French inscription below this scene that identifies the artist, title and publisher of the print.
Eugène Delacroix
Arabes d'Oran
etching, drypoint and roulette laid down on woven plate paper
6 15/16 in x 8 1/2 in (17.62 cm x 21.59 cm);6 15/16 in x 8 1/2 in (17.62 cm x 21.59 cm);14 3/8 in x 19 1/4 in (36.51 cm x 48.89 cm);10 7/8 in x 15 11/16 in (27.62 cm x 39.85 cm)
Museum Purchase
Henri Matisse
Seated Orientale, Veil on her Head (Orientale assise, voile sur la tête)
drypoint on chine applique, mounted on Arches paper
6 ⅛ in x 4 3/10 in (15.56 cm x 10.95 cm);6 ⅛ in x 4 3/10 in (15.56 cm x 10.95 cm);19 in x 14 in (48.26 cm x 35.56 cm);14 4/5 in x 11 in (37.62 cm x 27.94 cm)
Museum Purchase
Henry Wolf
Untitled (figure composition)
wood engraving on paper
16 1/16 in x 12 in (40.8 cm x 30.48 cm)
Museum Purchase

Persian poetry and proverbs anthology manuscript page
ink on glazed paper
8 1/4 in x 5 5/8 in (20.9 cm x 14.3 cm)
Museum Purchase
This Persian manuscript leaf is attributed to the 17th century Safavid period. Its format consists of two sections of calligraphy and a miniature (painted scene) in the middle. The painted scene features a grassy landscape with a mounted soldier and two standing figures. 
Iranian
Faramurz taken Prisoner, Shah-nameh of Ferdowski
tempera on paper
5 9/16 in x 5 13/16 in (14.1 cm x 14.8 cm)
Gift of Dr. Richard Ettinghausen presented in honor of Professor Oleg Grabar
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>Sikandar Goes on a Pilgrimage to the Kaaba</em>, is part of the Shahnama of Firdausi, the Persian book of kings. 
Iranian
Sikandar Goes on a Pilgrimage to the Kaaba, from the Shahnama of Firdausi
ink, opaque watercolor, and gold leaf on paper
10 1/2 in. x 7 in. ( 26.7 cm x 17.8 cm )
Museum Purchase
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>Sikandar Builds a Barrier Against Yajuj and Majuj</em>, is part of the Shahnama of Firdausi, the Persian book of kings. 
Iranian
Sikandar Builds a Barrier Against Yajuj and Majuj, from the Shahnama of Firdausi
ink, opaque watercolor, and gold leaf on paper
10 1/2 in. x 7 in. ( 26.7 cm x 17.8 cm )
Museum Purchase

Qur'an manuscript leaf, illuminated section heading in thuluth script
ink, color and gold on paper
8 9/16 in x 5 3/8 in (21.8 cm x 13.7 cm)
Gift of the Estate of Helen B. Hall
Arabic calligraphic script on paper; script is in Maghribi style, written in black ink with touches of green and rec ochre. Shadows of script (from reverse or opposite page, transferred while closed?) show through. Beige paper is browned with age at edges; upper left has repaired tear.

Qur’an manuscript leaf in Maghribi script
ink, red ochre, paper on paper
10 5/8 in x 7 7/8 in (27 cm x 20 cm);10 5/8 in x 7 7/8 in (27 cm x 20 cm);19 5/16 in x 14 5/16 in (49.05 cm x 36.35 cm);10 5/8 in x 8 in (26.99 cm x 20.32 cm)
Museum Purchase
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>Siyavush Passes Through the Fire</em>, is part of the Shahnama of Firdausi, the Persian book of kings. 
Iranian
Siyavush Passes Through the Fire, from the Shahnama of Firdausi
ink, opaque watercolor, and gold leaf on paper
10 7/16 in. x 7 3/16 in. ( 26.5 cm x 18.2 cm )
Museum Purchase
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>Rustam Slays Shaghad and Dies</em>, is part of the Shahnama of Firdausi, the Persian book of kings. 
Iranian
Rustam Slays Shaghad and Dies, from the Shahnama of Firdausi
ink, opaque watercolor, and gold leaf on paper
10 1/2 in. x 7 in. ( 26.7 cm x 17.8 cm )
Museum Purchase

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