London, South Kensington
29 April 2005
A PROPHET IN THE FIRE, IRAN, CIRCA 1590
Gouache heightened with gold on paper, a prophet sits on a patch of green grass untouched by a fire, while a ruler watches from a window with his entourage and a red div observes from behind a rock, pasted on an unrelated text page, framed and glazed -- Folio 8½ x 5¾in. (21.5 x 14.6cm.)
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