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Artist:
Riza Abbasi (ca. 1565-1635)  Search this
Calligrapher:
Mir Ali al-Katib (ca. 1360 - 1420)  Search this
Medium:
Ink, opaque watercolor and gold on paper
Dimensions:
H x W (image): 46.1 x 30.5 cm (18 1/8 x 12 in)
Type:
Painting
Album
Origin:
Isfahan, Iran
Date:
1590s
Period:
Safavid period
Previous custodian or owner:
Hagop Kevorkian (1872 - 1962)
Henri Vever (1854 - 1942)
Francois Mautin (French, born 1907)
Provenance:
From at least 1911
Hagop Kevorkian (1872-1962), Paris, from at least 1911 [1]
To 1942
Henri Vever (1854-1942), Paris and Noyers, France, to 1942 [2]
From 1942 to 1986
Family member, Paris and Boulogne, France, by inheritance from Henri Vever, Paris and Noyers, France [3]
From 1986
Arthur M. Sackler Gallery, purchased from a family member, Paris and Boulogne, France [4]
Notes:
[1] The object is documented as having appeared in the collection of Kevorkian by at least November 7, 1911. 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. 408.
[2] See Glenn D. Lowry et al., An Annotated and Illustrated Checklist of the Vever Collection (Washington, DC: Arthur M. Sackler Gallery, Smithsonian Institution; Seattle and London: University of Washington Press, 1988), pp. 312-314, no. 365.
[3] See the Agreement for the Purchase and Sale of the Henri Vever Collection of January 9, 1986, Collections Management Office.
[4] See note 3.
Topic:
Safavid period (1501 - 1722)  Search this
man  Search this
Iran  Search this
youth  Search this
elder  Search this
Arts of the Islamic World  Search this
Henri Vever collection  Search this
WWII-era provenance  Search this
Credit Line:
Purchase — Smithsonian Unrestricted Trust Funds, Smithsonian Collections Acquisition Program, and Dr. Arthur M. Sackler
Accession Number:
S1986.292
Restrictions & Rights:
Copyright with museum
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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
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:fsg_S1986.292