Hagop Kevorkian (1872-1962), New York to 1940 
Freer Gallery of Art, purchased from Hagop Kevorkian, New York in 1940 
 Object file. For additional information, see Freer Gallery of Art Purchase List file, Collections Management Office.
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- Previous Owner(s)
Hagop Kevorkian 1872 - 1962
Detached folio from a dispersed copy of the Shahnama (Book of kings) by Firdawsi; text: Persian in black naskhi script; recto: blank; verso: illustration and text: Turanian prisoners of war brought before Shah Ka'us, Ka'us answers the letter of Kay Khusraw, heading in gold, 6 columns, 18 line; one of a group of 2 folios.
Border: The text and the painting are set in red, gold, and blue rulings on cream-colored paper.
- Published References
- A Survey of Persian Art from Prehistoric Times to the Present. 15 vols., , Reissue with corrigenda and addenda. London and New York. vol. 5, p. 1834.
- Marianna Shreve Simpson. The Illustration of an Epic: The Earliest Shahnama Manuscripts. Outstanding Dissertations in the Fine Arts New York and London. pp. 91, 183, 301, fig. 64.
- Collection Area(s)
- Arts of the Islamic World
- Web Resources
- Google Cultural Institute
- Rights Statement
Copyright with museum