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Image 01: Double Folio from a Qur'an

Double Folio from a Qur'an, c. 1330-50. Artist/maker unknown, Central Asia or Turkey (possibly Anatolia). Opaque watercolor, ink, and gold on paper, 11 3/8 x 14 11/16 inches (28.9 x 37.3 cm). Philadelphia Museum of Art, Alvin O. Bellak Collection, 2004.


Image 02: Sultan 'Ali 'Adil Shah II

Sultan 'Ali 'Adil Shah II, c. 1670. Artist/maker unknown, India, Karnataka, Bijapur. Opaque watercolor and gold on paper, 10 5/16 x 6 1/16 inches (26.2 x 15.4 cm). Philadelphia Museum of Art, Alvin O. Bellak Collection, 2004.


Image 03: The Illustrated Page Series #1

The Illustrated Page Series #1, 2005-6. Shahzia Sikander, Pakistani (active United States), born 1969. Opaque watercolor hand painting, gold leaf, and silkscreen pigment on paper (diptych), Overall: 56 5/8 x 71 15/16 x 1 1/2 inches (143.8 x 182.7 x 3.8 cm). Philadelphia Museum of Art, Purchased with the Marion Stroud Fund for Contemporary Art on Paper in honor of Innis Howe Shoemaker, 2006.


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