Anvar-i Suhayli

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late 16th century (made)
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Manuscript folio verso (p. 362), paint and ink on paper, Anvar-i Suhayli Chapter IV Story XIII, the old snake offers his services to the frogs in order to trick them into feeding him.


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Painted and written in paint, gold and ink on paper
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Painting, manuscript folio page, Anvar-i Suhayli, old snake tricks frogs into feeding him, paint and ink on paper, Deccan, probably Golconda, late 16th century
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Manuscript folio verso (p. 362), paint and ink on paper, Anvar-i Suhayli Chapter IV Story XIII, the old snake offers his services to the frogs in order to trick them into feeding him.
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The old snake offers his services to the frogs in order to trick them into feeding him.
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Husayn Va'iz al-Kashifi was the author of the Persian version of the Anvar-i Suhayli, written in the 15th century. Often called 'The Lights of Canopus' in English, these fables were originally composed in India and at some point were written in Sanskrit.
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IS.13:232/2-1962

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record createdSeptember 4, 2013
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