Folio from a Khamsa (Quintet) by Nizami (d.1209); Shirin presents a jug of milk to Farhad

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Historical period(s)
Aq Qoyunlu dynasty, Turkmen period, ca. 1490
Medium
Ink, opaque watercolor and gold on paper
Dimensions
H x W: 24.7 x 14.5 cm (9 3/4 x 5 11/16 in)
Geography
Iran, probably Shiraz
Credit Line
Purchase — Smithsonian Unrestricted Trust Funds, Smithsonian Collections Acquisition Program, and Dr. Arthur M. Sackler
Collection
Henri Vever collection
Accession Number
S1986.179
On View Location
Currently not on view
Classification(s)
Manuscript
Type

Detached manuscript folio

Keywords
Aq Qoyunlu dynasty (1378 - 1501), Farhad, Henri Vever collection, Iran, Shirin, Turkmen period (1378 - 1508), WWII-era provenance
Provenance
Provenance information is currently unavailable
Previous Owner(s)

Francois Mautin French, born 1907
Henri Vever 1854 - 1942
Léonce Rosenberg 1879 - 1947

Published References
  • Glenn D. Lowry, Milo Cleveland Beach, Elisabeth West FitzHugh, Susan Nemanzee, Janet Snyder. An Annotated and Illustrated Checklist of the Vever Collection. Washington and Seattle. cat. 246, p. 215.
  • Carmen Perez Gonzalez. Local Portraiture: Through the Lens of the 19th Century Iranian Photographers. Iranian Series Leiden. .
Collection Area(s)
Arts of the Islamic World
Web Resources
Google Cultural Institute
Rights Statement

Copyright with museum

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