Tuhfat al-ahrar (Gift of the free) by Jami (d.1492)

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Maker(s)
Calligrapher: Sultan Muhammad Nur
Artist: Ascribed to Shaykhzada
Historical period(s)
Shaybanid dynasty, Uzbek period, 1515-16 (921 A.H.)
Medium
Opaque watercolor, ink and gold on paper
Dimensions
H x W (overall): 24.3 x 15.9 cm (9 9/16 x 6 1/4 in)
Geography
Uzbekistan, Bukhara
Credit Line
Purchase — Smithsonian Unrestricted Trust Funds, Smithsonian Collections Acquisition Program, and Dr. Arthur M. Sackler
Collection
Henri Vever collection
Accession Number
S1986.52.1
On View Location
Currently not on view
Classification(s)
Manuscript
Type

Manuscript

Keywords
Henri Vever collection, nasta'liq script, Uzbek period (1500 - 1598), Uzbekistan, WWII-era provenance
Provenance
Provenance information is currently unavailable
Previous Owner(s)

Henri Vever 1854 - 1942
Francois Mautin French, born 1907

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. 179, pp. 150-151.
  • Fereshteh Daftari. The Influence of "Persian Art" on Gauguin, Matisse, and Kandinsky. Ann Arbor. p. 175.
  • Marianna Shreve Simpson with contributions by Dr. Massumeh Farhad. Sultan Ibrahim Mirza's Haft Awrang: A Princely Manuscript from Sixteenth-Century Iran. Washington and New Haven. p. 369.
Collection Area(s)
Arts of the Islamic World
Web Resources
Google Cultural Institute
Rights Statement

Copyright with museum