Hagop Kevorkian (1872-1962), New York to 1929 
Freer Gallery of Art, purchased from Hagop Kevorkian, New York in 1929 
 Object file (F1929.25a-b), undated folder sheet note. See also Freer Gallery of Art Purchase List file, Collections Management Office.
 See note 1.
- Previous Owner(s)
Hagop Kevorkian 1872 - 1962
Detached folio from a dispersed copy of Shahnama (Book of kings) by Firdawsi; text: Persian in black naskh script; recto: illustration, Piran welcomed by Prince Siyavush, 6 columns, 20 lines; verso: text, Afrasiyab tossed a ball in a game of polo, 6 columns, 31 lines; one of a group of 41: the manuscript (F 1930.1) and 40 detached folios (F 1929.25-37, F 1929.39-46, F 1930.2-17, F1940.12-13) are accessioned separately.
Border: The painting and the text are set in red rulings on cream-colored paper.
- Published References
- Marianna Shreve Simpson. The Illustration of an Epic: The Earliest Shahnama Manuscripts. Outstanding Dissertations in the Fine Arts New York and London. pp. 71, 75, 280, fig. 84.
- Collection Area(s)
- Arts of the Islamic World
- Web Resources
- Google Cultural Institute
- Rights Statement
Copyright with museum