- Provenance information is currently unavailable
- Previous Owner(s)
Henri Vever 1854 - 1942
Francois Mautin French, born 1907
Folio from a dispersed copy of Rawdat Al-Safa Fi Sirat Al-Anbiya Wa 'l-Muluk Wa 'l-khulafa (Garden of Purity) by Muhammad b. Khwandshah (known as Mirkhwand); Persian in black nasta'liq script; heading in blue; recto: The Story of Imam Ja'far al- Sadeq, one column, twenty-five lines; verso: The Caliph Mansur and Imam Ja'far al-Sadiq; one of a group of twenty; surface worn.
Border: The painting is set in gold, red, and black rulings on a paper with landscape and animal motifs; the text is set in gold, red, and blue rulings on cream-colored paper.
- 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. 230, p. 194.
- Collection Area(s)
- Arts of the Islamic World
- Web Resources
- Google Cultural Institute
- Rights Statement
Copyright with museum