Abraham in the fire watched by Nimrud

Historical period(s)
17th century
Medium
Opaque watercolor, ink and gold on paper
Dimensions
H x W: 19 x 23 cm (7 1/2 x 9 1/16 in)
Geography
Turkey
Credit Line
Gift of Professor Alban G. Widgery of Winchester, Virginia
Accession Number
F1968.8
On View Location
Currently not on view
Classification(s)
Painting
Type

Painting

Keywords
angel, fire, Nimrud, Turkey, WWII-era provenance
Provenance
Provenance information is currently unavailable
Previous Owner(s)

Professor Alban G. Widgery

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
Rights Statement

Copyright with museum