Illuminated Double Page of a Yusuf and Zulaikha of Jami
Maulana Nur al-Din `Abd al-Rahman Jami (1414–92)
Attributed to Iran, Shiraz
Ink, opaque watercolor, and gold on paper
10 x 5 3/4in. (25.4 x 14.6cm)
Gift of Alexander Smith Cochran, 1913
Not on view
Dervish Beg, Iran (from 1582); Muhammad Quli Qutb Shah, Golconda, India (in 1611); Zain al-'Abidin, Iran (in 1776); Alexander Smith Cochran, Yonkers, NY (until 1913; gifted to MMA)
Tallahassee. Junior Museum. "The Mathematics of Islamic Art," October 30, 1979–April 30, 1980, no catalogue.
The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "The Making of a Collection," October 24, 2011–February 26, 2012, no catalogue.
Jackson, A. V. Williams, and A. Yohannan. Catalogue of the Collection of Persian Manuscripts, Including also some Turkish and Arabic, Presented to the Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York by Alexander Smith Cochran. Columbia University Indo Iranian Series, vol. 1. New York: Columbia University Press, 1912. no. 19, pp. 148-151.
Valentiner, William Reinhold. "The Cochran Collection of Persian Manuscripts." Museum of Metropolitan Art Bulletin, old series, vol. 8 (1913). pp. 80-86.