Artist Abu'l-Hasan al-'Usayli al-Hanafi, Egyptian, active Cairo
Title
  • Qur'an Bi-folio
Date 1561/1562
Medium Opaque watercolor, ink and gold on paper
Dimensions Height: 54.5 (21 7/16 in.)
Total Width: 75 cm (29 1/2 in.)
Width of single page: 37.5 (14 3/4 in.)
Credit Line Founders Society Purchase, with funds from an anonymous donor and from Richard W. Jackson, Linda Jackson Roeckelein and Sibley Gillis Classen in honor of their mother, Margaret Gillis
Accession Number 1997.17.C
Department Islamic Art
Not On View
Inscriptions Copied by Abu'l-Hasan al-'Usayli al'Hanafi and dated A.H. 969 (A.D. 1561-62)
(Said Motamed, Frankfurt, Germany);
1997-present, purchase by the Detroit Institute of Arts (Detroit, Michigan, USA)
J.M. Rogers, "Empire of the Sultans: Ottoman Art from the Khalili Collection", Art Services International, Alexandria, Virginia, exh. cat., The Nour Foundation, London, 2000; no. 24, p. 62 (ill.) double folio from the same manuscript.