Folio from a Majmua’ al-tawarikh (Compendium of chronicles) by Hafiz-i Abru (d.1430); recto: text, The third article: The Bani Umayya dynasty, Mu’awiyah ibn Abi-Sufyan, the departure of Jusrat ibn Veda’; verso: A parley between two groups of Muslim horsemen, events of the year forty-three

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Detached folio from a dispersed copy of a Majmua’ al-tawarikh (Compendium of chronciles) by Hafiz-i Abru; text: Persian in black naskhi script with red headings; recto: text: The third article: The Bani Umayya dynasty, Mu’awiyah ibn Abi-Sufyan, the departure of Jusrat ibn Veda’, 30 lines; verso: illustration and text: Events of the year forty-three, A parley between two groups of Muslim horsemen; 19 lines.
Border: The text and the painting are set in cream-colored paper.

Historical period(s)
Timurid period, ca. 1425
Medium
Ink, opaque watercolor and gold on paper
Dimensions
H x W: 13.1 x 22.6 cm (5 3/16 x 8 7/8 in)
Geography
Iran
Credit Line
Purchase — Charles Lang Freer Endowment
Accession Number
F1936.8
On View Location
Currently not on view
Classification(s)
Manuscript, Painting
Type

Detached manuscript folio

Keywords
history, horse, Iran, Islam, naskh script, Timurid period (1378 - 1506), WWII-era provenance
Provenance

To 1936
Hagop Kevorkian (1872-1962), New York. [1]

From 1936
Freer Gallery of Art, purchased from Hagop Kevorkian, New York. [2]

Notes:

[1] Curatorial Remark 1 in the object record.

[2] See note 1.

Previous Owner(s)

Hagop Kevorkian 1872 - 1962

Description

Detached folio from a dispersed copy of a Majmua' al-tawarikh (Compendium of chronciles) by Hafiz-i Abru; text: Persian in black naskhi script with red headings; recto: text: The third article: The Bani Umayya dynasty, Mu'awiyah ibn Abi-Sufyan, the departure of Jusrat ibn Veda', 30 lines; verso: illustration and text: Events of the year forty-three, A parley between two groups of Muslim horsemen; 19 lines.
Border: The text and the painting are set in cream-colored paper.

Collection Area(s)
Arts of the Islamic World
Web Resources
Google Cultural Institute
Rights Statement

Copyright with museum