TYPE: Manuscript
Inscription Translation: "Jesus and Mary have been drawn as your lot, I speak the truth, I do not speak flattery: the door of conquest and fortune has been opened in front of your face..."
ITEM ID: 408

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Virgin & Child Painting from Islamic Manuscript

DATE
Year: 1600
Decade: 1600s
Century: 17th (1601-1700)

A large painting of the Virgin and Child from a Islamic Falnama manuscript (Ottoman or Indian). It has a Persian inscription which reads, “Jesus and Mary have been drawn as your lot, I speak the truth, I do not speak flattery: the door of conquest and fortune has been opened in front of your face…”