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English: The Humiliation of the Emperor Valerian by the Persian King Sapor
Date circa 1521
Medium Pen and black ink on chalk sketch, gray wash and watercolour
Dimensions Height: 28.5 cm (11.2 in). Width: 26.8 cm (10.6 in).
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