An angel, flying, with cup and wine flask


Artist: Attributed to Shah Quli
Historical period(s)
Ottoman period, mid-16th century
Ink, color wash and gold on paper
H x W: 18 x 13.5 cm (7 1/16 x 5 5/16 in)
Turkey, Probably Istanbul
Credit Line
Purchase — Charles Lang Freer Endowment
Accession Number
On View Location
Currently not on view
Album, Painting

Album folio

angel, illumination, Ottoman period (1307 - 1922), Turkey, wine, WWII-era provenance
Provenance information is currently unavailable
Previous Owner(s)

Hagop Kevorkian 1872 - 1962

Published References
  • Dr. Esin Atil. Ottoman Art at the Freer Gallery of Art. no. 4 Istanbul, 1970-1971. pp. 192-193, pl. 9.
  • Dr. Esin Atil. Turkish Art of the Ottoman Period. Exh. cat. Washington. cat. 4, p. 14.
  • Turkish Art. Washington and New York. pp. 193 -194, fig. 89.
  • Lawrence Binyon, J.V.S. Wilkinson, Basil Gray. Persian Miniature Painting: A Descriptive Catalogue of the Miniatures Exhibited at Burlington House, January-March 1931. Exh. cat. Oxford, January - March 1931. no. 153, p. 135.
  • David J. Roxburgh. Turks: A Journey of a Thousand Years, 600-1600. London and New York. fig. 36.
  • Walter B. Denny. Dating Ottoman Turkish Works in the Saz Style in Istanbul. vol. 1 Leiden. pp. 106-107, pl. 6.
  • Richard Ettinghausen Ernst Kuhnel. A Survey of Persian Art from Prehistoric Times to the Present. 6 vols., London and New York, 1938 - 1939. pp. 1815, 1882.
  • Armenag Sakisian. Turkish Miniatures. vol. 87, no. 510 London, September 1945. p. 228, 231, pl. 2B.
  • Eric Schroeder. Persian Miniatures in the Fogg Museum of Art. Cambridge, MA. pp. 103, 105.
Collection Area(s)
Arts of the Islamic World
Web Resources
Google Cultural Institute
Rights Statement

Copyright with museum