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A BOTANICAL PAINTING OF A LILY AND A BEE
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A BOTANICAL PAINTING OF A LILY AND A BEE

INDIA OR IRAN, 19TH CENTURY

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A BOTANICAL PAINTING OF A LILY AND A BEE
INDIA OR IRAN, 19TH CENTURY
Opaque pigments on paper, showing the plant bearing three flowerheads and two others about to bloom, a flying bee to the right, two calligraphic panels in black nasta'liq script above, between green and large pink borders and gold rules, laid down on card, with black seal impression, the reverse with later attribution to Muhammad Husayn Shirazi
Page 11 ½ x 7 5/8in. (29.4 x 19.5cm.), illustration 3 3/8 x 7 ¼ (8.8 x 18.3cm.)
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