Folio from a dispersed manuscript; recto: Waiting groom with horse in wooded grove; verso: text, couplets on intellectual properties of the eye as a body organ

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Detached folio from a dispersed manuscript; text: Persian in black nasta’liq script; recto: illustration: Waiting groom with a horse in wooded grove; verso: text: couplets on intellectual properties of the eye as an organ of the body, one column, 11 lines.
Border: The painting is set in gold and black rulings on gold-sprinkled paper.

Historical period(s)
Turkmen period, circa 1500
Medium
Opaque watercolor and gold on paper
Dimensions
H x W: 16.8 x 9.7 cm (6 5/8 x 3 13/16 in)
Geography
Iran, Probably Tabriz
Credit Line
Purchase — Charles Lang Freer Endowment
Accession Number
F1954.26
On View Location
Currently not on view
Classification(s)
Painting
Type

Detached manuscript folio

Keywords
groom, horse, Iran, landscape, nasta'liq script, Turkmen period (1378 - 1508), WWII-era provenance
Provenance
Provenance information is currently unavailable
Previous Owner(s)

Kevorkian Foundation

Description

Detached folio from a dispersed manuscript; text: Persian in black nasta'liq script; recto: illustration: Waiting groom with a horse in wooded grove; verso: text: couplets on intellectual properties of the eye as an organ of the body, one column, 11 lines.
Border: The painting is set in gold and black rulings on gold-sprinkled paper.

Published References
  • Islamic Central Asia: An Anthology of Historical Sources. Bloomington and Indianapolis. cover.
  • Philipp Walter Schulz. Die Persisch-Islamische Miniaturmalerei: Ein Beitrag zur Kunstgeschichte Irans. 2 vols, Leipzig. p. 136, pl. N.
Collection Area(s)
Arts of the Islamic World
Web Resources
Google Cultural Institute
Rights Statement

Copyright with museum