Folio from a Divan (Collected poems) by Sultan Ahmad Jalayir (d.1410); verso: Nomad camp; recto: text

Historical period(s)
Jalayirid dynasty, circa 1400
Medium
Ink and color washes on paper
Dimensions
H x W: 31.8 x 22.7 cm (12 1/2 x 8 15/16 in)
Geography
Iran or Iraq
Credit Line
Purchase — Charles Lang Freer Endowment
Accession Number
F1932.34
On View Location
Currently not on view
Classification(s)
Manuscript
Type

Detached folio

Keywords
divan, Iran, Iraq, Jalayirid dynasty (1340 - 1432), poems
Provenance
Provenance information is currently unavailable
Previous Owner(s)

Dr. Jacob Hirsch 1874? - 1955

Published References
  • Freer Gallery of Art. Gallery Book III: Exhibition of September 5, 1933. Washington, September 5, 1933. .
  • Great Drawings of All Time. 4 vols., New York. pl. 868.
  • Ernst Grube. The Problem of the Istanbul Album Paintings. vol. 1. .
  • Dr. Esin Atil. Exhibition of 2500 Years of Persian Art. Exh. cat. Washington, 1971. cat. 7, pp. 1-3.
  • Tomoko Masuya. Illuminations for the Divan of Sultan Ahmad Jalayir. 1428 Tokyo, 2014. p. 5, pl. 1.
  • Fredrik Robert Martin Sir Thomas W. Arnold. Miniatures from the Period of Timur: In an MS. of the Poems of Sultan Ahmad Jalair. Vienna. p. 13, pl. 6.
  • Dr. Esin Atil. The Brush of the Masters: Drawings from Iran and India. Exh. cat. Washington, 1978. cat. 5-6, p. 24-26.
  • Ernst Grube. Persian Painting in the Fourteenth Century: A Research Report. Supplemento agli Annali-Instituto Orientale di Napoli, no. 17 Napoli. p. 42, fig. 68.
  • Deborah E. Klimberg Salter. A Sufi Theme in Persian Painting: The Diwan of Sultan Ahmad Gala in the Freer Gallery of Art. vol. 11 Wiesbaden, 1976-1977. pp. 43-84, fig. 7.
  • A. T. Adamova. Mediaeval Persian Painting: The Evolution of an Artistic Vision. Biennial Ehsan Yarshater Lecture Series, no. 3 New York. p. 57.
  • A.M. Kevorkian. Les Jardins du Desir: Sept Siecles de Peinture Persane. Paris. pp. 88-89.
  • Barbara Brend. Islamic Art. London. pp. 145, 147, fig. 88.
  • Anna F. Broadbridge. Kingship and Ideology in the Islamic and Mongol Worlds. Cambridge Studies in Islamic Civilization Cambridge, England New York. p. 158, fig. 8.
  • Eleanor Sims, Boris I. Marshak, Ernst Grube. Peerless Images: Persian Painting and its Sources. New Haven and London. p. 255.
Collection Area(s)
Arts of the Islamic World
Web Resources
Google Cultural Institute
Rights Statement

Copyright with museum

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