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- Previous Owner(s)
Francois Mautin French, born 1907
Henri Vever 1854 - 1942
Manuscript; Khamsa (Quintet) by Amir Khusraw Dihlavi; Persian in black nasta'liq script; 238 folios with a frontispiece (fols. 1verso, 2recto), 5 sarlawhs (fols. 2verso, 44verso, 99verso,134verso, 180verso), 13 paintings (30recto, 46verso, 54verso, 107recto, 120verso, 148recto, 152 recto, 160verso, 167recto, 172recto, 197recto, 202verso, 207recto), 1 dated colophon and inscriptions on folio 238recto; 2 seals (fols. 1recto, 1 verso); standard page: 4 columns, 19 lines of text.
Binding: The manuscript is bound in black leather over paper pasteboards with block-stamped exterior covers and doublures of red leather.
Fol. 238recto: The book was finished with the help of the munificent Lord during the month of Jumada 1 in the year [A.H.] 970 [A.D. December 1562-January 1563]; seals: (fol. 1 recto, oval) Ali Muhammad; (fol. 1verso, square) Muhammad Ali Abd al-Baqi al-Husayni.
- 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. 204, p. 173.
- Fereshteh Daftari. The Influence of "Persian Art" on Gauguin, Matisse, and Kandinsky. Ann Arbor. p. 175, 314.
- Collection Area(s)
- Arts of the Islamic World
- Web Resources
- Google Cultural Institute
- Rights Statement
Copyright with museum