An angel, flying, with cup and wine flask

Maker(s)
Artist: Attributed to Shah Quli
Historical period(s)
Ottoman period, mid-16th century
Medium
Ink, color wash and gold on paper
Dimensions
H x W: 18 x 13.5 cm (7 1/16 x 5 5/16 in)
Geography
Turkey, Probably Istanbul
Credit Line
Purchase — Charles Lang Freer Endowment
Collection
Freer Gallery of Art
Accession Number
F1937.7
On View Location
Currently not on view
Classification(s)
Album, Drawing
Type

Album leaf with drawing

Keywords
angel, illumination, Ottoman period (1307 - 1922), Turkey, wine, WWII-era provenance
Provenance
Provenance information is currently unavailable
Published References
  • Richard Ettinghausen, Ernst Kuhnel. A Survey of Persian Art from Prehistoric Times to the Present. 6 vols., London and New York, 1938 - 1939. vol. 3: pp. 1815, 1882.
  • David J. Roxburgh. Turks: A Journey of a Thousand Years, 600-1600. London and New York. fig. 36.
  • Dr. Esin Atil. Turkish Art of the Ottoman Period. Exh. cat. Washington. cat. 4, p. 14.
  • Eric Schroeder. Persian Miniatures in the Fogg Museum of Art. Cambridge, Massachusetts. pp. 103, 105.
  • Walter B. Denny. Dating Ottoman Turkish Works in the Saz Style in Istanbul. vol. 1 Leiden. pp. 106-107, pl. 6.
  • Laurence Binyon, J.V.S. Wilkinson, Basil Gray. Persian Miniature Painting: A Descriptive Catalogue of the Miniatures Exhibited at Burlington House, January-March 1931. Exh. cat. Oxford, January - March 1931. no. 153, p. 135.
  • Dr. Esin Atil. Ottoman Art at the Freer Gallery of Art. no. 4 Istanbul, 1970-1971. pp. 192-193, pl. 9.
  • Turkish Art. Washington and New York. pp. 193 -194, fig. 89.
  • Armenag Sakisian. Turkish Miniatures. vol. 87, no. 510 London, September 1945. p. 228, 231, pl. 2B.
Collection Area(s)
Arts of the Islamic World
Web Resources
Google Cultural Institute
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