About the creation

Qisas al Anbiya (Diez a fol 3, f. 23r): Noah

Artist name: Unknown artist

Noah, crowned with a halo, sits on the deck of the ark, his three sons on the left and their wives on the right. On the far left, a pilot steers the ship.  On the lower deck of the ark animals can be seen through windows. Out of the waters of the flood the tops of three tall buildings appear.

Technique: Color illumination

Location: Staatsbibliothek, Berlin

Date: 1577