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© Topkapi Saray Palace Library
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Details
Accession Number:
H. 2160
Title of Work:
Topkapi Album
Gregorian Date:
15th century (late)
Origin:
Tabriz
Ownership:
To Istanbul c. 1514
Patron:
Sultan Ya'qub Aq Qoyunlu
Preface:
none
Folios extant in ms.:
90
Page Size (h x w):
507 x 347 mm
Ms Type:
Album
Ms Status:
Excerpts
Completion Status:
MS not yet examined
Illustrations in ms:
131 ( 3 Shahnama )
Illustration Records in archive:
Last updated by:
charles
Date last updated:
2014-02-14 18:22
 
Public Notes
Atasoy regards the Shahnama paintings in this album to derive from various 14th-century copies dating from ca. 1330-1340, and the second part of the century; cf. H. 2153.

See also Adamova, Mediaeval Persian Painting, p. 36.

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References
Dating Ref:
Atasoy, N. Four Istanbul albums and some fragments from fourteenth-century Shah-Namehs. (in Ars Orientalis) 3 pp. 19-48
Origin Ref:
Atasoy, N. Four Istanbul albums and some fragments from fourteenth-century Shah-Namehs. (in Ars Orientalis) 3 pp. 19-48
Folio Ref:
Atasoy, N. Four Istanbul albums and some fragments from fourteenth-century Shah-Namehs. (in Ars Orientalis) 3 pp. 19-48
Illustration Ref:
Atasoy, N. Four Istanbul albums and some fragments from fourteenth-century Shah-Namehs. (in Ars Orientalis) 3 pp. 19-48
 
 
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