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Folio from an Arabic translation of De materia medica by Dioscorides (ca. 40-90 C.E.); recto: text; verso: Preparation of medicine from the flower of the wild vine

Folio from an Arabic translation of De materia medica by Dioscorides (ca. 40-90 C.E.); recto: text; verso: Preparation of medicine from the flower of the wild vine
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Calligrapher
Abdallah ibn al-Fadl
Author
Pedanius Dioscorides (died 90 CE)
Date
1224 (621 A.H.)
Period
Abbasid period
Type
Manuscript
Medium
Ink, opaque watercolor and gold on paper
Dimensions
H x W (overall): 33.1 x 23.2 cm (13 1/16 x 9 1/8 in)
Credit Line
Purchase — Charles Lang Freer Endowment
Restrictions & Rights
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Accession Number
F1932.22
Previous custodian or owner
Fredrik Robert Martin (1868 - 1933)
H. Sevadjian
Provenance
Fredrik Robert Martin (1868-1933) [1]
To 1932
H. Sevadjian, Paris to 1932 [2]
From 1932
Freer Gallery of Art, purchased from H. Sevadjian, Paris in 1932 through K. Minassian [3]
Notes:
[1] Object file, undated folder sheet note. See also Martin, F.R. The Miniature Painting and Painters of Persia, India and Turkey, London, 1912; vol. I.
[2] Object file, undated folder sheet note. See also Freer Gallery of Art Purchase List file, Collections Management Office.
[3] See note 2.
Data Source
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery
Related Online Resources
Google Cultural Institute
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Origin
Probably Baghdad, Iraq
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