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The King Appointing Joseph as Manager of the Granaries of the Realm

Arts of the Islamic World

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MEDIUM Oil on canvas
  • Place Made: Shiraz, Iran
  • DATES mid–18th century
    DIMENSIONS 36 × 35 in. (91.4 × 88.9 cm) frame: 48 1/2 × 45 × 1 3/4 in. (123.2 × 114.3 × 4.4 cm)  (show scale)
    ACCESSION NUMBER 1997.108.3
    CREDIT LINE Bequest of Irma B. Wilkinson in memory of her husband, Charles K. Wilkinson
    PROVENANCE Prior to 1929, provenance not yet documented; before circa 1929, acquired by Ernst Emil Herzfeld of Tehran; before 1948, purchased from Ernst Emil Herzfeld by Charles K. Wilkinson of New York, NY; 1986, gift of Charles K. Wilkinson to Irma Bezold Wilkinson (Mrs. Charles K. Wilkinson) by inheritence; October 16, 1997, bequest of Irma Bezold Wilkinson to Brooklyn Museum.
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    CAPTION The King Appointing Joseph as Manager of the Granaries of the Realm, mid–18th century. Oil on canvas, 36 × 35 in. (91.4 × 88.9 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Bequest of Irma B. Wilkinson in memory of her husband, Charles K. Wilkinson, 1997.108.3 (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, 1997.108.3_IMLS_SL2.jpg)
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