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- Previous Owner(s)
Francois Mautin French, born 1907
Henri Vever 1854 - 1942
Detached folio from a dispersed copy of a Rawdat al-safa fi sirat al-anbiya' wa-al-muluk wa-al-khulafa (Garden of purity on the lives of the prophets, kings, and caliphs) by Muhammad b. Khwandshah (known as Mirkhwand); text: Persian in black nasta'liq script; heading in gold; recto: text: On the events of the twenty-fifth years of Mohammad's birth, His trip to Damascus and his marriage to Khadija Kobra, one column, twenty-five lines; verso: illustration and text: Muhammad converses with Nestor; one of a group of twenty folios.
Border: The painting is set in red, gold, and black rulings on a paper with landscape and animal motifs; the text is set in red, gold, and black 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. 219, p. 192.
- Collection Area(s)
- Arts of the Islamic World
- Web Resources
- Google Cultural Institute
- Rights Statement
Copyright with museum