Adrienne Minassian, New York to 1969 
From 1969 to 1997
Ralph and Catherine Benkaim, Beverly Hills, CA, purchased from Adrienne Minassian in 1969 
Arthur M. Sackler Gallery, given by Ralph and Catherine Benkaim in 1997
 According to Provenance Remark 1 in the object record (see object file, Collections Management).
 See note 1.
- Previous Owner(s)
Ralph and Catherine Benkaim
Detached folio from a dispersed copy of the Qur'an; recto: Sura al-Dukhan (the Smoke) 44:37-57; verso: sura 44:58-59, Sura al-Jathiya (the Crouching) 45:1-10; Arabic in black muhaqqaq script with round illuminated verse markers; vocalized in black; illuminated heading in thuluth script; one column; twelve lines of text.
Border: The text is set in gold and black rulings on tan-colored paper.
- Published References
- Thomas Lawton Thomas W. Lentz. Beyond the Legacy: Anniversary Acquisitions for the Freer Gallery of Art and the Arthur M. Sackler Gallery. vol. 1 Washington, 1998. pp. 144-147.
- Collection Area(s)
- Arts of the Islamic World
- Web Resources
- Google Cultural Institute
- Rights Statement
Copyright with museum