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File:Adam and Eve from a copy of the Falnama.jpg


English: Adam and Eve
Français : Adam et Eve
فارسی: آدم و خوا
English: This painting is coming from a copy of the Fālnāmeh (Book of Omens) ascribed to Ja´far al-Sādiq.
Français : Cette peinture provient d'une copie d'un Fālnāmeh (livre des présages) de Ja´far al-Sādiq.
فارسی: .این نقآشی در فالنامهی أبو عبد الله جعفر بن محمد الصادق بود
Date Safavid dynasty, 16th century
Medium opaque watercolor and gold on paper
Dimensions 59.7 × 44.9 cm (23.5 × 17.7 in)
Smithonian Institution
Accession number S1986.251
Object history place made: Tabriz or Qazvin
Credit line Smithsonian Unrestricted Trust Funds, Smithsonian Collections Acquisition Program, and Dr. Arthur M. Sackler
References Jon Thompson, Sheila R. Canby (eds)., Hunt for paradise, court art of Safavid Iran, 1501-1576, cat. exh. New York, Asia Society Museum, 2003-2004, Milan, Skira Editore, 2003, p. 126-127, n° 4.35
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