- Provenance information is currently unavailable
- Previous Owner(s)
Henri Vever 1854 - 1942
Francois Mautin French, born 1907
Detached folio from a dispersed copy of a 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; recto: illuminated panel of text, one column, sixteen lines; verso: The prophet watches Ali behead a foe; one of a group of twenty.
Border: The painting is set in gold, red, and blue rulings on a paper with floral 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. 223, p. 193.
- Collection Area(s)
- Arts of the Islamic World
- Web Resources
- Google Cultural Institute
- Rights Statement
Copyright with museum