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Medium:
Opaque watercolor and gold on paper
Dimensions:
H x W (overall): 22 x 13 cm (8 11/16 x 5 1/8 in)
Type:
Manuscript
Painting
Origin:
Khurasan, Iran
Date:
ca. 1560-1570
Period:
Safavid period
Previous custodian or owner:
Henri Vever (1854 - 1942)
Hotel Drouot
Moussa
Francois Mautin (French, born 1907)
Provenance:
To at least 1922
Moussa, Tehran, Iran. [1]
1922
Sale, Paris, Ho^tel Drouot, Objets d'art Anciens de la Perse, May 5-6, 1922, no. 111. [2]
To 1942
Henri Vever (1854-1942), Paris and Noyers, France. [3]
From 1942 to 1986
Family member, Paris and Boulogne, France, by inheritance from Henri Vever, Paris and Noyers, France. [4]
From 1986
Arthur M. Sackler Gallery, purchased from a family member, Paris and Boulogne, France. [5]
Notes:
[1] The object was in the collection of Moussa (M.J.M) until 1922 when it was published in the auction catalogue, Objets d'art anciens de la Perse, May 5-6, 1922. See Susan Nemazee, "Appendix 7: Chart of Recent Provenance" in An Annotated and Illustrated Checklist of the Vever Collection, Glenn D. Lowry et al (Washington, DC: Arthur M. Sackler Gallery, Smithsonian Institution; Seattle and London: University of Washington Press, 1988), p. 404.
[2] See note 1.
[3] See note 1.
[4] See the Agreement for the Purchase and Sale of the Henri Vever Collection of January 9, 1986, Collections Management Office.
[5] See note 4.
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Credit Line:
Purchase — Smithsonian Unrestricted Trust Funds, Smithsonian Collections Acquisition Program, and Dr. Arthur M. Sackler
Accession Number:
S1986.152
Restrictions & Rights:
Copyright with museum
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Data Source:
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:fsg_S1986.152