Folio from a Hubanname (the Book of the fair) by Fazil-i Enderuni (d. 1810); verso: Man dressed in European costume; recto: text, Describing the qualities of the people of Rum

Detached folio from a Hubanname (The book of the fair) by Fazyl bin Tahil Enderuni; Turkish in black nasta’liq script with red heading in Persian; recto: text: Describing the qualities of the people of Rum, two columns, twelve lines; verso: illustration and text: Man dressed in European costume, two columns, five lines.
Border: The text and the painting are set in gold and black rulings on cream-colored paper.

Maker(s)
Author: Huseyin Fazil Beg (ca. 1757 - 1810)
Historical period(s)
Ottoman period, circa 1780
Medium
Ink, opaque watercolor and gold on paper
Dimensions
H x W (image): 17.5 x 7.7 cm (6 7/8 x 3 1/16 in)
Geography
Turkey, Istanbul
Credit Line
Purchase — Smithsonian Unrestricted Trust Funds
Accession Number
S1999.126
On View Location
Currently not on view
Classification(s)
Manuscript
Type

Detached manuscript folio

Keywords
foreigner, man, Ottoman period (1307 - 1922), Turkey, WWII-era provenance
Provenance

English collection [1]

To 1999
Spink & Son Ltd., London, to 1999

From 1999
Arthur M. Sackler Gallery, purchased from Spink & Son, Ltd. in 1999

Notes:

[1] According to Provenance Remark 1 in the object record.

Previous Owner(s)

Spink & Son Ltd.

Description

Detached folio from a Hubanname (The book of the fair) by Fazyl bin Tahil Enderuni; Turkish in black nasta'liq script with red heading in Persian; recto: text: Describing the qualities of the people of Rum, two columns, twelve lines; verso: illustration and text: Man dressed in European costume, two columns, five lines.
Border: The text and the painting are set in gold and black rulings on cream-colored paper.

Published References
  • The Eye of the Courtier: Indian and Islamic Works of Art. Exh. cat. London. cat. 60.
Collection Area(s)
Arts of the Islamic World
Web Resources
Google Cultural Institute
Rights Statement

Copyright with museum