Arts of the Islamic World
Ink and gold on paper
Page: 7 3/4 x 12 in. (19.7 x 30.5 cm)
Calligraphy: 4 1/16 x 6 11/16 in. (10.3 x 17 cm) (show scale)
In Arabic, Qur'an Sura 112:1-4 (al-Ikhlas, "Chapter of Pure Faith"):
Say: He is God, the One, the Absolute;
He begets no one,
And He is not begotten.
There is no one like unto Him.
(Ahmad Ali, "Al-Quar-an: A Contemporary Translation," Princeton, NJ: Princeton University Press, 1984)
Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Charles K. Wilkinson
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Calligraphy, 18th century. Ink and gold on paper, Page: 7 3/4 x 12 in. (19.7 x 30.5 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Charles K. Wilkinson, 72.26.10 (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, 72.26.10_IMLS_SL2.jpg)
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