Ascension of Solomon

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Historical period(s)
Safavid period, early 16th century
Medium
Ink, color, and gold on paper
Dimensions
H x W (drawing): 30.6 × 19.7 cm (12 1/16 × 7 3/4 in)
Geography
Iran, Tabriz
Credit Line
Purchase — Charles Lang Freer Endowment
Accession Number
F1950.1
On View Location
Currently not on view
Classification(s)
Drawing
Type

Drawing

Keywords
angel, Bilqis, demon, flute, hoopoe, Iran, lute, percussion instrument, Safavid period (1501 - 1722), Solomon, WWII-era provenance
Provenance
Provenance information is currently unavailable
Previous Owner(s)

Mme. Maria Louise Sarre

Published References
  • Dr. Esin Atil. The Brush of the Masters: Drawings from Iran and India. Exh. cat. Washington, 1978. cat. 12, p. 38-39.
  • Oleg Grabar. Masterpieces of Islamic Art: The Decorated Page from the 8th to the 17th Century., English edition. New York. p. 206, fig. 105.
  • 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. cat. 157, pls. 136, XCIIIA.
  • Fereshteh Daftari. The Influence of "Persian Art" on Gauguin, Matisse, and Kandinsky. Ann Arbor. fig. 140.
  • Walter B. Denny. Dating Ottoman Turkish Works in the Saz Style in Istanbul. vol. 1 Leiden. p. 114.
  • Ernst Grube. The Problem of the Istanbul Album Paintings. vol. 1. pp. 13, 171, fig. 261.
  • Catalogue of the International Exhibition of Persian Art. Exh. cat. London. cat. 500, p. 246.
  • F. R. Martin. The Miniature Painting and Painters of Persia, India, and Turkey from the 8th to the 18th Century. 2 vols., London. p. 33, pl. 58.
  • Friedrich Paul Theodor Sarre F. R. Martin. Die Ausstellung von Meisterwerken Muhammedanischer Kunst in Muchen, 1910. 3 vols., Munich. cat. 682, vol. 1, pl. 21.
  • Friedrich Paul Theodor Sarre Mme. Maria Sarre. Katalog der Austellung im Stadelschen Kunstinstitut. Frankfurt am Main. cat. 305, p. 39.
Collection Area(s)
Arts of the Islamic World
Web Resources
Google Cultural Institute
Rights Statement

Copyright with museum