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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:
crane  Search this
crow  Search this
naskh script  Search this
Turkey  Search this
Iraq  Search this
Wonders of Creation  Search this
Arts of the Islamic World  Search this
Credit Line:
Purchase — Charles Lang Freer Endowment
Accession Number:
F1954.105
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/ye33f1aa157-ad37-4242-9344-0bc202f940f2
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:fsg_F1954.105