Page from the Manafi al-Hayavan

Ink and color on paper | 9 x 6.8in | 14th century

Unknown Artist

This folio depicting two stags comes from a dispersed copy of a medical text titled Manafi al-Hayavan (On the Uses Derived from Animals); a Christian doctor who was a court physician to the Abbasid caliph in Baghdad wrote the original in Arabic in a....
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