Belonged to Ottoman sultan Ahmed III (1703) - f. 5r bears his tughra; f. 585r has a signature of Mulla Abu Bakr with the date 1207/1792-3; bought in Cairo between 1806 and 1822 by Jean-Louis Asselin de Cherville (d.1825); bought by the Bibliotheque Nationale in 1833 (FR notes)
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Ivan Stchoukine notes that at least five paintings appear to have been removed from the ms. between ff. 54-5, 91-2, 97-8, 136-7, and 140-41. Two of these are now in the Cleveland Museum of Art, nos. 45.169 and 56.10, others in Boston Museum of Fine Art.
Extracted from the colophon of the work.
Les peintures des manuscrits Timurides.
Les Splendeurs persanes. Manuscrits du XIIe au XVIIe siècle.
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