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Page of Calligraphy from the Bellini Album

Calligrapher:
Sultan Muhammad Nur (ca. 1472–ca. 1536)
Object Name:
Non-illustrated album leaf
Date:
ca. 1600
Geography:
Attributed to Iran
Medium:
Ink, opaque watercolor, and gold on paper
Dimensions:
H. 13 11/16 in. (34.8 cm) W. 8 11/16 in. (22 cm)
Classification:
Codices
Credit Line:
Louis V. Bell Fund, 1967
Accession Number:
67.266.7.9v
Not on view
[ Art market, Istanbul, before 1912; sold to Martin]; F. R. Martin, Stockholm (in 1912); Hagop Kevorkian, New York (until d. 1962; his estate sale, Sotheby's, London,December 6, 1967, no. 213, to MMA)
Martin, F. R. The Miniature Painting and Painters of Persia, India and Turkey from the 8th to the 18th century. vol. 1. London: Bernard Quaritch, 1912. pp. 59-60.

"The Property of the Kevorkian Foundation, December 6, 1967." In Highly Important Oriental Manuscripts and Miniatures. London: Sotheby's, New York, 1967. no. 213, p. 76.

Roxburgh, David J. "Disorderly Conduct?: F.R. Martin and the Bahram Mirza Album." Muqarnas vol. 15 (1998). p. 57, Note #58.



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