Album folio; recto: An old woman and two men; verso: calligraphy panel

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Historical period(s)
Shaybanid dynasty, Uzbek period, ca. 1520-30
Ink, opaque watercolor and gold on paper
H x W: 37.5 x 26.3 cm (14 3/4 x 10 3/8 in)
Uzbekistan, Bukhara
Credit Line
Purchase — Smithsonian Unrestricted Trust Funds, Smithsonian Collections Acquisition Program, and Dr. Arthur M. Sackler
Henri Vever collection
Accession Number
On View Location
Currently not on view
Album, Painting

Detached album folio

Henri Vever collection, landscape, Uzbek period (1500 - 1598), Uzbekistan, woman, WWII-era provenance
Provenance information is currently unavailable
Previous Owner(s)

Henri Vever 1854 - 1942
Francois Mautin French, born 1907

Published References
  • America's Smithsonian: Celebrating 150 Years. Washington, 1996. p. 89.
  • Glenn D. Lowry Susan Nemanzee. A Jeweler's Eye: Islamic Arts of the Book from the Vever Collection. Washington and Seattle. cat. 58, pp. 180-181.
  • 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. 410, pp. 338-339.
Collection Area(s)
Arts of the Islamic World
Web Resources
Google Cultural Institute
Rights Statement

Copyright with museum