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Day of Judgment, folio from a manuscript of the Falnama (Book of Omens) of Ja far al-Sadiq

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Attributed to Aqa-Mirak
Persian (16th century)
Day of Judgment, folio from a manuscript of the Falnama (Book of Omens) of Ja far al-Sadiq, c. 1555
Alternate Title: Judgment Day, folio from Shah Tahmasp Safavi's “Falnama”
Series/Book Title: Falnama
Manuscript Folio
Persian
,
16th century
Safavid period
Creation Place: Tabriz, Iran
Opaque watercolor and gold on paper
sight: 58.5 x 43.7 cm (23 1/16 x 17 3/16 in.)
Harvard Art Museums/Arthur M. Sackler Museum, Gift of Stuart Cary Welch, Jr.
, 1999.302
Department of Islamic & Later Indian Art
,
Bibliography
A Decade of Collecting: Recent Acquisitions by the Harvard University Art Museums, exh. cat., Harvard University Art Museums (Cambridge, MA, Spring 2000), pp. 32-33

Mary McWilliams, "Welch Gift of Indian, Iranian, and Turkish Art to the Arthur M. Sackler Museum", Apollo, ed. David Ekserdjian, Apollo Magazine Limited (London, England, December 2000), vol. CLII no. 466, pp.12-14, Page 12-14/Figure 2

Stephan Wolohojian, ed., Harvard Art Museum Handbook, Harvard Art Museum (Cambridge, MA, 2008), p. 69

Exhibition History
Falnama: The Book of Omens, Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery, Washington, 10/24/2009 - 01/24/2010
Calligraphy and the Arts of the Book, Harvard University Art Museums, Cambridge, 11/25/1993 - 01/30/1994