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Folio from a Khamsa (Quintet) by Nizami (d.1209); verso: illustration: Bahram Gur and the Indian princess in the black pavilion; recto: text
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Folio from a Khamsa (Quintet) by Nizami (d.1209); verso: illustration: Bahram Gur and the Indian princess in the black pavilion; recto: text

Folio from a Khamsa (Quintet) by Nizami (d.1209); verso: illustration: Bahram Gur and the Indian princess in the black pavilion; recto: text

Maker(s)
Calligrapher: Murshid al-Shirazi
Medium:
Ink, opaque watercolor and gold on paper
Dimensions:
H x W (overall): 31.1 x 19.7 cm (12 1/4 x 7 3/4 in)
Type:
Manuscript
Origin:
Shiraz, Fars, Iran
Topic:
Safavid period (1501 - 1722), pavilion, Iran, princess, emperor, Bahram Gur, Arts of the Islamic World
Credit Line:
Gift of Charles Lang Freer
Date:
1548 (955 A.H)
Period:
Safavid period
Accession Number:
F1908.271
Data Source:
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery
Provenance:
To 1908 Tabbagh Frères, Paris, to 1908 [1] From 1908 to 1919 Charles Lang Freer (1854-1919), purchased from Tabbagh Frères, Paris, through the Bauer-Folsom Company, New York, in 1908 [2] From 1920 Freer Gallery of Art, gift of Charles Lang Freer in 1920 [3] Notes: [1] See List of Persian Books and Paintings, S.I. 1592, Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives. In 1932, F1908.259-.284 were separated from F1908.199 and given their current numbers. [2] See note 1. [3] The original deed of Charles Lang Freer's gift was signed in 1906. The collection was received in 1920 upon the completion of the Freer Gallery.
Rights:
Copyright with museum






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