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Author:
Zakariyya ibn Muhammad al-Qazwini (d. 1283)  Search this
Medium:
Opaque watercolor, ink and gold on paper
Dimensions:
H x W: 32.7 x 22.4 cm (12 7/8 x 8 13/16 in)
Type:
Manuscript
Origin:
Iraq or Eastern Turkey
Date:
early 15th century
Provenance:
To 1945
Friedrich Paul Theodor Sarre (1865-1945). [1]
To 1954
Mme. Maria Sarre, Ascona, Switzerland. [2]
From 1954
Freer Gallery of Art, purchased from Dr. Paul Kempner, New York on behalf of Mme. Maria Sarre, Ascona, Switzerland. [3]
Notes:
[1] Object file F1954.33-114, undated folder sheet note 2. “The manuscript was originally acquired by Prof. Friedrich Sarre in Algiers”.
[2] Object file F1954.33-114, undated folder sheet note 1. See also Freer Gallery of Art Purchase List after 1920 file, Collections Management Office.
[3] See note 2. See also invoice dated July 22, 1954 and correspondences between Dr. Paul Kempner and the Freer Gallery, dated July 21, 1954; copies in object file.
Collection:
Freer Gallery of Art Collection
Exhibition History:
Collection of Friedrich and Maria Sarre (1932)
Previous custodian or owner:
Friedrich Paul Theodor Sarre (1865-1945)
Mme. Maria Sarre (1875-1971)
Topic:
chicken  Search this
naskh script  Search this
Turkey  Search this
Iraq  Search this
vulture  Search this
rook  Search this
Wonders of Creation  Search this
Arts of the Islamic World  Search this
Credit Line:
Purchase — Charles Lang Freer Endowment
Accession Number:
F1954.101
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
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Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Collection
Data Source:
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ye3e65bf051-5898-4d83-b09a-b811cf1acdd4
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:fsg_F1954.101