Abraham in the fire watched by Nimrud

Historical period(s)
17th century
Opaque watercolor, ink and gold on paper
H x W: 19 x 23 cm (7 1/2 x 9 1/16 in)
Credit Line
Gift of Professor Alban G. Widgery of Winchester, Virginia
Freer Gallery of Art
Accession Number
On View Location
Currently not on view

Manuscript folio

angel, fire, Nimrud, Turkey
Provenance research underway.
Published References
  • Dr. Esin Atil. Turkish Art of the Ottoman Period. Exh. cat. Washington. cat. 10, p. 19.
  • Na'ama Brosh, Rachel Milstein. Biblical Stories in Islamic Painting. Exh. cat. Jerusalem. cat. 47, p. 30.
  • Dr. Esin Atil. Ottoman Art at the Freer Gallery of Art. no. 4 Istanbul, 1970-1971. pp. 190, 193, pl. 6.
Collection Area(s)
Arts of the Islamic World
Web Resources
Google Cultural Institute
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