Folio from an Anthology; Frontispiece: an old man and a youth in a mountain landscape

Maker(s)
Artist: Kamal al-Din Bihzad (ca. 1467-1535)
Historical period(s)
Safavid period, 1524-1525 (930 A.H.)
Medium
Opaque watercolor, ink, and gold on paper
Dimensions
W (image): 8.2 cm (3 1/4 in)
Geography
Afghanistan, Herat
Credit Line
Purchase — Charles Lang Freer Endowment
Collection
Freer Gallery of Art
Accession Number
F1944.48.3
On View Location
Currently not on view
Classification(s)
Manuscript
Type

Manuscript bound folio

Keywords
Afghanistan, illumination, Iran, landscape, mountain, Safavid period (1501 - 1722), WWII-era provenance, youth
Provenance
Provenance information is currently unavailable
Published References
  • Verna Russillo Prentice. The Illustration of Sa'di's Poetry in 15th-Century Herat. Cambridge, Massachusetts. ill. 40.
  • Exhibition of Muhammadan-Persian Art (The Kevorkian Collection). Paris. cat. 254.
  • , Massumeh Farhad, J.M. Rogers, Marianna Shreve Simpson. Persian Masters: Five Centures of Paintings. Bombay. p. V.
  • Dr. Esin Atil. Exhibition of 2500 Years of Persian Art. Exh. cat. Washington, 1971. cat. 26.
  • Laura Schnieder. Landscape in Islamic Art. vol. 7, no. 3, March 1967. p. 8.
  • B. W. Robinson. Persian Drawings from the 14th through the 19th Century. Drawings of the Masters New York. pp. 61, 133, 20, pl. 29.
  • B. W. Robinson. Bihzad and His School: The Materials. vol. 30, no. 2 Bombay, March 1977. p. 75.
  • Memoirs du IIIe Congres International d'Art et d'Archeologie Iraniens: Leningrad, Septembre 1935. Moscow-Leningrad. p. 116, pl. LIIIB.
  • 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. cat. 131, p. 130.
  • Ernst Diez. Iranische Kunst. Wien. p. 150.
  • Oleg Grabar. Masterpieces of Islamic Art: The Decorated Page from the 8th to the 17th Century., English edition. New York. p. 188, fig. 83.
  • Abolala Soudavar, Milo Cleveland Beach. Art of the Persian Court: Selections from the Art and History Trust Collection. New York. cat. 163, p. 203.
  • Edgar Blochet. Les peintures des manuscrits orientaux de la Bibliotheque Nationale. Paris, 1914-1920. pp. 281, 285.
  • Ernst Grube. Prolegomena for a Corpus Publication of Illustrated Kalilah wa Dimnah Manuscripts. vol. 4. cat. 33, p. 323.
  • Edwards Park. Treasures from the Smithsonian Institution., 1st ed. Washington and New York. p. 347.
  • Richard Ettinghausen, Ernst Kuhnel. A Survey of Persian Art from Prehistoric Times to the Present. 6 vols., London and New York, 1938 - 1939. p. 1860, pl. 885A.
Collection Area(s)
Arts of the Islamic World
Web Resources
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