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- Previous Owner(s)
Hagop Kevorkian 1872 - 1962
Detached folio from an unidentified text; A Sufi and courtier conversing at a shrine; text: Persian in black and red nasta'liq script.
Border: The painting is set in red, blue and gold rulings mounted on paperboard with floral designs and calligraphic panels.
"That one who has suffered torment in the lane of separation and who has been scorched by the love of the sun-faced ones comes to the master of love and declares his condition, but before he hears the answer from the master he dies from the severity of the weather and extreme cold."
- Published References
- Toledo Museum of Art. Special Exhibition of Persian Art. Exh. cat. Toledo, January 6-27, 1935. cat. 140.
- Mehmet Aga-Oglu. Exhibition of Islamic Art. Exh. cat. San Francisco, CA, February 24 - March 22, 1937. cat. 64.
- Dr. Esin Atil. Exhibition of 2500 Years of Persian Art. Exh. cat. Washington, 1971. cat. 37.
- Abolala Soudavar Milo Cleveland Beach. Art of the Persian Court: Selections from the Art and History Trust Collection. New York. p. 97, fig. 12.
- Richard Ettinghausen. The Exhibition of Persian Art at the Toledo Museum of Art. vol. 2 Ann Arbor. p. 138.
- Collection Area(s)
- Arts of the Islamic World
- Web Resources
- Google Cultural Institute
- Rights Statement
Copyright with museum