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Author:
Jami (died 1492)  Search this
Medium:
Opaque watercolor, ink and gold on paper
Dimensions:
H x W: 23.5 x 15.5 cm (9 1/4 x 6 1/8 in)
Type:
Manuscript
Origin:
Iran
Date:
2nd half of 16th century
Previous custodian or owner:
Octave Homberg
Henri Vever (1854-1942)
Francois Mautin (French, born 1907)
Provenance:
From at least 1931
Octave Homberg, Paris, from at least 1931 [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] A note in the object record states: Octave Homberg (June 1931, sale no. 91) rsxx; ? sale "no. 35 en 1933 - roax" (see also, Curatorial Remarks 1 and 2 in the object record). The object is documented as having appeared in the collection of Octave Homberg by at least June 1931. 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. 400.
[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), p. 145, no. 174.
[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:
flute  Search this
percussion instrument  Search this
nasta'liq script  Search this
Iran  Search this
prince  Search this
divan  Search this
Arts of the Islamic World  Search this
attendant  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:
S1986.49
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/ye31568f86c-5411-487b-9b25-8237fc282341
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:fsg_S1986.49