A couple converse by a stream

Detached album folio; A couple converse by a stream; one of a group of two folios.
Border: The painting is set in gold, red and blue rulings mounted horizontally on paperboard with birds and floral motifs.

Historical period(s)
Timurid or Safavid period, ca. 1500
Medium
Opaque watercolor, ink and gold on paper
Dimensions
H x W: 28.4 x 17.5 cm (11 3/16 x 6 7/8 in)
Geography
Iran or Central Asia
Credit Line
Purchase — Smithsonian Unrestricted Trust Funds, Smithsonian Collections Acquisition Program, and Dr. Arthur M. Sackler
Collection
Arthur M. Sackler Gallery
Accession Number
S1986.171
On View Location
Currently not on view
Classification(s)
Album, Manuscript
Type

Detached album folio

Keywords
Central Asia, Henri Vever collection, Iran, man, Safavid period (1501 - 1722), Timurid period (1378 - 1506), water, woman, WWII-era provenance
Provenance
Provenance information is currently unavailable
Description

Detached album folio; A couple converse by a stream; one of a group of two folios.
Border: The painting is set in gold, red and blue rulings mounted horizontally on paperboard with birds and floral motifs.

Published References
  • Glenn D. Lowry, Milo Cleveland Beach, Elisabeth West FitzHugh, Susan Nemanzee, Janet Snyder. An Annotated and Illustrated Checklist of the Vever Collection. Washington and Seattle. cat. 293, p. 257.
Collection Area(s)
Arts of the Islamic World
Web Resources
Google Cultural Institute
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