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14th or 15th Century Illustrations of Nomad Turkmen of Persia or Anatolia

From Manuscript Hazine 2153 (Fatih Album), of the Saray Albums, Topkapi Palace Museum, Istanbul Turkey

Siyah Qalem (black pen) school



f38a Hammering


f38b Group of three figures


3 men and a plant


f152a Performance


f84a Nomad grazing his horse


f105a A falling Stone


f14a The stubborn donkey


A donkey defecating


f55a Wandering Dervishes


f113a Horse and Nomads Seeking Grazing


Two men


f8b Nomad camp


Three men


f118b A nomad leading his horse by the reins


f54a Fragment from a Caravan Scene


f38a Nomads leading an ox


f65a Two people by candlelight


f73b Untying a rope


Sources:
Turkish Cultural Foundation. Nurhan Atasoy Archive.
J.M. Rogers, The arts of Islam. Masterpieces from the Khalili collection, London 2010.

The Fatih album has a mixture of paintings and caligraphy from a variety of sources, so the places and dates of production are uncertain. See a sample page.
A Turcoman Tribesman in Armies and Enemies of the Crusades 1096-1291 by Ian Heath, based on the Siyah Qalem paintings.
Images of Hazine 2153 from Pieter Derideaux
More images of Hazine 2153 from the University of Washington

Aq Qoyunlu (White Sheep) Turkmen in the Divan of Hidayat
Aq Qoyunlu (White Sheep) Turkmen in the Fatih album (Hazine 2153)
Turkmen Soldiers from Hazine 2152
Turkmen Soldiers from Hazine 2160
Illustrations of Turkmen of Anatolia from Iskandar-namah (The Book of Alexander the Great), 1416
Turkic Prisoner, in a 16th century Persian painting.
The Turkoman prisoner, in a 17th century Indian painting.



See also Timurids and Turkmen successors
Persian Illustrations of Costume & Soldiers
Other 14th Century Illustrations of Costume & Soldiers
Other 15th Century Illustrations of Costume & Soldiers
Index of Illustrations of Costume & Soldiers