Artist possibly Islamic, Iranian
Artist possibly Islamic, Indian
  • Folio from a Manuscript of "The Book of the Constellation of the Fixed Stars," by 'Abd al-Rahman al-Sufi (964)
  • The Constellation of Boötes as it is seen in the sky
Date 18th - 19th century
Medium Ink, colors and gold on paper
Dimensions 7 x 4 1/4 in.
17.8 x 10.8 cm
Credit Line Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Edgar P. Richardson in memory of Dr. Valentiner
Accession Number 58.337.A
Department Islamic Art
Not On View
Inscriptions "The constellation of Bootes (al-'awwa'), as it is seen in the sky."
Formerly in the collection of:
W. R. Valentiner