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  • Place of origin:

    Persia (made)

  • Date:

    ca. 1858 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Unknown

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Woodcut, coloured by hand

  • Museum number:

    E.843-1966

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Physical description

One of four pictures illustrating events in the life of Ali, son-in-law of Muhammed. Woodcut, coloured by hand and lettered in Arabic script.

Place of Origin

Persia (made)

Date

ca. 1858 (made)

Artist/maker

Unknown

Materials and Techniques

Woodcut, coloured by hand

Dimensions

Length: 20.4 cm, Height: 16.4 cm

Descriptive line

One of four pictures illustrating events in the life of Ali, son-in-law of Muhammed. Woodcut, coloured by hand and lettered in Arabic script, with names and horoscopes of Allah and Ali, and with invocations and the name of Muhammed.
Record unconfirmed. I.S. RP 81/2038 [Needs to be transferred to IND].

Bibliographic References (Citation, Note/Abstract, NAL no)

Victoria and Albert Museum Department of Prints and Drawings and Department of Paintings Accessions 1966 London: HMSO, 1967

Materials

Printing ink

Techniques

Woodcut coloured by hand; Woodcut; Hand-colouring

Categories

Islam; Woodcuts; Prints

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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