This is the 11th painting to appear in the Bustan, and it appears as page 172 in the manuscript. Zulaykha and Yusuf, whose love would be immortalized by more than a dozen Persian poets, are depicted sitting together in an inner room of a busy palace.
See AKM284 for an introduction to the Kulliyat (Collected Works) of Sa'di, and other paintings from this manuscript.
— Marika Sardar
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