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The Story of Hushang (recto), Illustration and text (Persian Prose) from Majmac al-Tavarikh (A Compendium of Histories) of Hafiz-i Abru; Text Page, Persian Prose, (verso), from Majmac al-Tavarikh (A Compendium of Histories) of Hafiz-i Abru

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Timur The Great 1370–1405

The Story of Hushang (recto), Illustration and text (Persian Prose) from Majmac al-Tavarikh (A Compendium of Histories) of Hafiz-i Abru; Text Page, Persian Prose, (verso), from Majmac al-Tavarikh (A Compendium of Histories) of Hafiz-i Abru

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The Story of Hushang (recto), Illustration and text (Persian Prose) from Majmac al-Tavarikh (A Compendium of Histories) of Hafiz-i Abru; Text Page, Persian Prose, (verso), from Majmac al-Tavarikh (A Compendium of Histories) of Hafiz-i Abru early 1400s Part of a set. See all set records Iran, Herat, Timurid Period, early 15th century Ink and opaque watercolor on paper Dudley P. Allen Fund 1931.452 DESCRIPTION These two pages are from a manuscript that evidently was written and illustrated for the library (at Herat) of the Timurid king Shah Rukh, the son of Timur (Tamerlane). The Majma' al-Tawarikh traced the history of the world, beginning with the prophets of the Old Testament until the reign of Shah Rukh. CITATIONS The Cleveland Museum of Art. The Cleveland Museum of Art Handbook. Cleveland, OH: The Cleveland Museum of Art, 1958. Mentioned and Reproduced: cat. no. 719 archive.org EXHIBITION HISTORY International Exhibition of Persian Art. Philadelphia Museum of Art, Philadelphia, PA (October-December 1926). Exhibition of Mohammedan Decorative Arts. Detroit Institute of Arts, Detroit, MI (October 21-November 23, 1930). no. 28. [Lent by Parish-Watson and Co., NY] Parish-Watson, Exhibition of Art Through the Ages and Persian Art. The Cleveland Museum of Art, Cleveland, OH (October 31, 1931). The Silver Jubilee Exhibition. The Cleveland Museum of Art, Cleveland, OH (organizer) (June 23-September 28, 1941).

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