Youth holding his turban

Detached album folio; Youth holding his turban.
Border: The painting is set in gold, blue and white rulings mounted on paperboard with floral stenciled and painted designs.

Historical period(s)
Safavid period, circa 1630-1640
Medium
Opaque watercolor and gold on paper
Dimensions
H x W: 37.9 x 24.4 cm (14 15/16 x 9 5/8 in)
Geography
Iran, Isfahan
Credit Line
Purchase — Smithsonian Unrestricted Trust Funds, Smithsonian Collections Acquisition Program, and Dr. Arthur M. Sackler
Collection
Henri Vever collection
Accession Number
S1986.319
On View Location
Currently not on view
Classification(s)
Album, Painting
Type

Detached Album folio

Keywords
Henri Vever collection, Iran, Safavid period (1501 - 1722), tree, turban, WWII-era provenance, youth
Provenance

To 1914
Georges Tabbagh, Paris, France. [1]

From 1914 to 1942
Henri Vever (1854-1942), Paris and Noyers, France, purchased from Georges Tabbagh, Paris, France on February 9, 1914. [2]

From 1942 to 1986
Family member, Paris and Boulogne, France, by inheritance from Henri Vever, Paris and Noyers, France. [3]

From 1986
Arthur M. Sackler Gallery, purchased from a family member, Paris and Boulogne, France. [4]

Notes:

[1] 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. 410. See also Glen D. Lowry and Susan Nemazee, "Appendix 2: Ledger of Acquisitions, 1894 and 1907-17" in A Jeweler’s Eye: Islamic Arts of the Book from the Vever Collection (Washington, DC: Arthur M. Sackler Gallery, Smithsonian Institution; Seattle and London: University of Washington Press, 1988), p. 235.

[2] See note 1.

[3] See the Agreement for the Purchase and Sale of the Henri Vever Collection of January 9, 1986, Collections Management Office.

[4] See note 3.

Previous Owner(s)

Georges Tabbagh
Henri Vever 1854 - 1942
Francois Mautin French, born 1907

Description

Detached album folio; Youth holding his turban.
Border: The painting is set in gold, blue and white rulings mounted on paperboard with floral stenciled and painted designs.

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. 376, p. 322.
Collection Area(s)
Arts of the Islamic World
Web Resources
Google Cultural Institute
Rights Statement

Copyright with museum