Commentary on Sura Yasin (sura 36) of the Qur’an

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Historical period(s)
Ottoman period, 1784 (1198 A.H.)
Ink, opaque watercolor, and gold on paper
H x W: 21.5 x 13.5 cm (8 7/16 x 5 5/16 in)
Credit Line
Gift of Charles Lang Freer
Freer Gallery of Art Collection
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Islam, naskh script, Ottoman period (1307 - 1922), Qur'an, sura 36, Turkey

From at least 1906 to 1919
Charles Lang Freer (1854-1919), acquired from an unrecorded source by at least 1906 [1]

From 1920
Freer Gallery of Art, gift of Charles Lang Freer in 1920 [2]


[1] See Reserved Book List, R. 6013.2, on the Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives. This was one of a lot of ten previously undescribed books, from the Freer house library, which were put under No. 6013 on the Reserved Book List (see Curatorial Remark 1, G.D.G., 1935, in the object record, as well as F1906.302, Curatorial Remark 1, G.D.G., 1935, in the object record).

[2] The original deed of Charles Lang Freer's gift was signed in 1906. The collection was received in 1920 upon the completion of the Freer Gallery.

Previous Owner(s) and Custodian(s)

Charles Lang Freer 1854-1919

Collection Area(s)
Arts of the Islamic World
Web Resources
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