From at least 1913
Claude Anet (Jean Schopfer) (1868-1931), Paris, from at least 1913 
Henri Vever (1854-1942), Paris and Noyers, France, to 1942 
From 1942 to 1986
Family member, Paris and Boulogne, France, by inheritance from Henri Vever, Paris and Noyers, France 
Arthur M. Sackler Gallery, purchased from a family member, Paris and Boulogne, France 
 The object is documented as having appeared in the collection of Claude Anet by at least January 18, 1913. See Susan Nemazee, "Appendix 7: Chart of Recent Provenance" in An Annotated and Illustrated Checklist of the Vever Collection, Glenn D. Lowry et al (Washington, DC: Arthur M. Sackler Gallery, Smithsonian Institution; Seattle and London: University of Washington Press, 1988), p. 408.
 See Glenn D. Lowry et al., An Annotated and Illustrated Checklist of the Vever Collection (Washington, DC: Arthur M. Sackler Gallery, Smithsonian Institution; Seattle and London: University of Washington Press, 1988), pp. 226-227, no. 256.
 See the Agreement for the Purchase and Sale of the Henri Vever Collection of January 9, 1986, Collections Management Office.
 See note 3.
- Previous Owner(s)
Henri Vever 1854-1942
Francois Mautin French, born 1907
Detached folio from a dispersed copy of Iqbalnama from a Khamsa (Quintet) by Nizami; text: Persian in black nasta'liq script; recto: illustration and text: Iskandar in the enchanted garden; verso: text, four columns, twenty-four lines; one of a group of two folios.
Border: The text is set in gold and black rulings on cream-colored paper; the painting is placed over the text panel on cream-colored paper.
- Published References
- Romance and Reason: Islamic Transformations of the Classical Past. Exh. cat. New York. p. 19, fig. 1-3.
- 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. 256, pp. 226-227.
- Collection Area(s)
- Arts of the Islamic World
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