Jami-Haft Awrang-Yusuf & Zulaikha

JAMI - Haft Awrang (Persian: هفت اورنگ‎, meaning "Seven Thrones") by the Persian poet Nur ad-Din Abd ar-Rahman Jami نورالدین عبدالرحمن جامی‎ 1414- 1492 is a classic of Persian literature. composed some time between 1468 to 1485. The term Haft Awrang itself is a reference to seven stars that form Big Dipper (Big Bear or دب اکبر). Religion, philosophy, and ethics of Sufi origin lie at the root of all seven masnavis.
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Folio from Yusuf u Zulaykha by Jami (d.1492); recto: Leaf and flower scrolls; verso: Birds, hares and landscape motifs  TYPE Detached manuscript folio MAKER(S) Author: Jami (died 1492) HISTORICAL PERIOD(S) Safavid period, 1557 MEDIUM Ink and gold on paper DIMENSION(S) H x W: 25.2 x 15 cm (9 15/16 x 5 7/8 in) GEOGRAPHY Iran, Qazvin

Folio from Yusuf u-Zulaikha by Jami recto: Leaf and flower scrolls; verso: Birds, hares and landscape motifs 1557 Safavid period Ink and gold on paper H: W: cm Qazvin, Iran Purchase Freer-Sackler

Folio from Yusuf-u Zulaykha by Jami (d.1492)  TYPE Detached manuscript folio MAKER(S) Author: Jami (died 1492) HISTORICAL PERIOD(S) Safavid period, 1557 MEDIUM Ink and gold on paper DIMENSION(S) H x W: 25.2 x 15 cm (9 15/16 x 5 7/8 in) GEOGRAPHY Iran, Qazvin

Folio from Yusuf u-Zulaikha by Jami recto: animals and birds in palmettes with leafy scrolls; verso: ostriches and simurgh in landscape 1557 Safavid period Ink and gold on paper H: W: cm Qazvin, Iran Purchase Freer-Sackler

Folio from Yusuf u Zulaykha by Jami (d. 1492)  TYPE Detached manuscript folio MAKER(S) Author: Jami (died 1492) HISTORICAL PERIOD(S) Safavid period, 1557 MEDIUM Ink and gold on paper DIMENSION(S) H x W: 25.2 x 15 cm (9 15/16 x 5 7/8 in) GEOGRAPHY Iran, Qazvin

Folio from Yusuf u-Zulaikha by Jami (d. verso: Mythical birds, trees, clouds, hares and deer 1557 Safavid period Ink and gold on paper H: W: cm Qazvin, Iran Purchase Freer-Sackler

Folio from a Haft Awrang (Seven Thrones) by Jami (d.1492); recto: Majnun approaches the camp of Layli's caravan; verso: text  TYPE Manuscript folio MAKER(S) Author: Jami (died 1492) HISTORICAL PERIOD(S) Safavid period, 1556-1565 SCHOOL Khurasan School MEDIUM Opaque watercolor, ink and gold on paper DIMENSION(S) H x W: 34.2 x 23.2 cm (13 7/16 x 9 1/8 in) GEOGRAPHY Iran

The Freer Gallery of Art and the Arthur M. Sackler Gallery are the Smithsonian's museums of Asian art.

Folio from a Haft Awrang (Seven thrones) by Jami (d.1492); recto: Yusuf Is rescued from the well; verso: text  TYPE Manuscript folio MAKER(S) Author: Jami (died 1492) HISTORICAL PERIOD(S) Safavid period, 1556-1565 MEDIUM Opaque watercolor, ink and gold on paper DIMENSION(S) H x W: 34.2 x 23.2 cm (13 7/16 x 9 1/8 in) GEOGRAPHY Iran

Folio from a Haft Awrang (Seven thrones) by Jami recto: Yusuf Is rescued from the well; verso: text TYPEManuscript folioMAKER(S)Author: Jami (died

Folio from a Haft Awrang (Seven thrones) by Jami (d.1492); recto: the Fickle Old Lover is Knocked Off the Rooftop; verso: text  TYPE Manuscript folio MAKER(S) Author: Jami (died 1492) HISTORICAL PERIOD(S) Safavid period, 1556-1565 MEDIUM Opaque watercolor, ink and gold on paper DIMENSION(S) H x W: 34.2 x 23.2 cm (13 7/16 x 9 1/8 in) GEOGRAPHY Iran

The Freer Gallery of Art and the Arthur M. Sackler Gallery are the Smithsonian's museums of Asian art.

Folio from a Haft Awrang (Seven thrones) by Jami (d.1492); verso: the Pir rejects the ducks brought as presents; recto: text  TYPE Manuscript folio MAKER(S) Author: Jami (died 1492) HISTORICAL PERIOD(S) Safavid period, 1556-1565 MEDIUM Opaque watercolor, ink and gold on paper DIMENSION(S) H x W: 34.2 x 23.2 cm (13 7/16 x 9 1/8 in) GEOGRAPHY Iran

Folio from a Haft Awrang (Seven thrones) by Jami verso: the Pir rejects the ducks brought as presents;

Folio from a Haft Awrang (Seven thrones) by Jami (d.1492); verso: Yusuf tends his flocks; verso: text  TYPE Manuscript folio MAKER(S) Author: Jami (died 1492) HISTORICAL PERIOD(S) Safavid period, 1556-1565 MEDIUM Opaque watercolor, ink and gold on paper DIMENSION(S) H x W: 34.2 x 23.2 cm (13 7/16 x 9 1/8 in) GEOGRAPHY Iran

The Freer Gallery of Art and the Arthur M. Sackler Gallery are the Smithsonian& museums of Asian art.

Folio from a Haft awrang (Seven thrones) by Jami (d.1492); verso: Salaman and Absal repose on the happy isle; recto: text  TYPE Manuscript folio MAKER(S) Author: Jami (died 1492) HISTORICAL PERIOD(S) Safavid period, 1556-1565 SCHOOL Khurasan School MEDIUM Opaque watercolor, ink and gold on paper DIMENSION(S) H x W: 34.2 x 23.2 cm (13 7/16 x 9 1/8 in) GEOGRAPHY Iran

The Freer Gallery of Art and the Arthur M. Sackler Gallery are the Smithsonian& museums of Asian art.

Folio from a Haft Awrang (Seven Thrones) by Jami (d.1492); recto: Majnun comes before Layli disguised as a sheep; verso: text  TYPE Manuscript folio MAKER(S) Author: Jami (died 1492) HISTORICAL PERIOD(S) Safavid period, 1556-1565 SCHOOL Khurasan School MEDIUM Opaque watercolor, ink and gold on paper DIMENSION(S) H x W: 34.2 x 23.2 cm (13 7/16 x 9 1/8 in) GEOGRAPHY Iran

The Freer Gallery of Art and the Arthur M. Sackler Gallery are the Smithsonian& museums of Asian art.

Folio from Yusuf u-Zulaikha by Jami (d.1492); recto: Floral designs; verso: Animals and birds in landscape  TYPE Detached manuscript folio MAKER(S) Author: Jami (died 1492) HISTORICAL PERIOD(S) Safavid period, 1557 MEDIUM Ink and gold on paper DIMENSION(S) H x W: 25.2 x 15 cm (9 15/16 x 5 7/8 in) GEOGRAPHY Iran, Qazvin

Folio from Yusuf u-Zulaikha by Jami recto: Floral designs; verso: Animals and birds in landscape 1557 Safavid period Ink and gold on paper H: W: cm Qazvin, Iran Purchase Freer-Sackler

Folio from Yusuf u-Zulaikha by Jami (d.1492) recto: The simurgh, dragon, animals and birds in landscape; verso: Floral scrolls  TYPE Detached manuscript folio MAKER(S) Author: Jami (died 1492) HISTORICAL PERIOD(S) Safavid period, 1557 MEDIUM Ink and gold on paper DIMENSION(S) H x W: 25.2 x 15 cm (9 15/16 x 5 7/8 in) GEOGRAPHY Iran, Qazvin

The Freer Gallery of Art and the Arthur M. Sackler Gallery are the Smithsonian's museums of Asian art.

Folio from Yusuf u-Zulaikha by Jami (d.1492); recto: Hares, deer and birds in landscape; verso: Floral scrolls  TYPE Detached manuscript folio MAKER(S) Author: Jami (died 1492) HISTORICAL PERIOD(S) Safavid period, 1557 MEDIUM Ink and gold on paper DIMENSION(S) H x W: 25.2 x 15 cm (9 15/16 x 5 7/8 in) GEOGRAPHY Iran, Qazvin

Folio from Yusuf u-Zulaikha by Jami recto: Hares, deer and birds in landscape; verso: Floral scrolls 1557 Safavid period Ink and gold on paper H: W: cm Qazvin, Iran Purchase Freer-Sackler

Folio from a Haft awrang (Seven thrones) by Jami (d. 1492)  TYPE Manuscript folio MAKER(S) Author: Jami (died 1492) HISTORICAL PERIOD(S) Safavid period, 1557 (964 A.H.) SCHOOL Khurasan School MEDIUM Ink, opaque watercolor and gold on paper DIMENSION(S) H x W: 34.2 x 23.2 cm (13 7/16 x 9 1/8 in) GEOGRAPHY Iran

The Freer Gallery of Art and the Arthur M. Sackler Gallery are the Smithsonian's museums of Asian art.

Folio from a Haft awrang (Seven thrones) by Jami (d. 1492)  TYPE Manuscript folio MAKER(S) Author: Jami (died 1492) HISTORICAL PERIOD(S) Safavid period, 1557 (964 A.H.) SCHOOL Khurasan School MEDIUM Ink, opaque watercolor and gold on paper DIMENSION(S) H x W: 34.2 x 23.2 cm (13 7/16 x 9 1/8 in) GEOGRAPHY Iran

The Freer Gallery of Art and the Arthur M. Sackler Gallery are the Smithsonian's museums of Asian art.

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