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
Collection
Freer Gallery of Art
Accession Number
F1932.34
On View Location
Currently not on view
Classification(s)
Manuscript
Type

Manuscript folio

Keywords
divan, Iran, Iraq, Jalayirid dynasty (1340 - 1432), poems
Provenance
Provenance information is currently unavailable
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. vol. 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, pp. 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
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