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Identification and Creation
Object Number
1985.235
Title
The Ascension of King Solomon to Heaven, attended by Flying Angels and Demons, folio from an album
Classification
Albums
Work Type
album folio
Date
c. 1600-1610
Places
Creation Place: Middle East
Period
Ottoman period
Culture
Ottoman
Persistent Link
https://hvrd.art/o/215654
Physical Descriptions
Medium
Opaque watercolor on paper
Technique
Painted
Dimensions
41.1 x 27.7 cm (16 3/16 x 10 7/8 in.)
Provenance
Possibly Sherif Sabry Pasha, Cairo (by 1943). [Sotheby's, London, 13 December 1972, lot 175], sold; to Edwin Binney, 3rd, 1972, bequest; to Harvard University Art Museums, 1985.

Footnotes:
Edwin Binney, "Turkish Treasures From the Collection of Edwin Binney, 3rd", Portland Museum of Art, Portland Oregon, 1979, p.74
Acquisition and Rights
Credit Line
Harvard Art Museums/Arthur M. Sackler Museum, The Edwin Binney, 3rd Collection of Turkish Art at the Harvard Art Museums
Accession Year
1985
Object Number
1985.235
Division
Asian and Mediterranean Art
Contact
am_asianmediterranean@harvard.edu
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Publication History

Edwin Binney III, Turkish Treasures from the Collection of Edwin Binney, 3rd, exh. cat., Portland Art Museum (Portland, OR, 1979), page 74-75/figure 44

Exhibition History

Shadows of God On Earth: Arts of the Ottoman, Safavid, and Mughal Dynasties, Harvard University Art Museums, Cambridge, 06/21/1997 - 08/31/1997

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