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Mir 'Ali Shir Nava'i (d. 1501)

Illuminated frontispiece 1492

RCIN 1005032.c

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This intricate frontispiece was painted by the celebrated fifteenth-century illuminator Mahmud. He signed his name in a tiny inscription on the right-hand page, in the bottom left roundel above the gold frame.