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Identification and Creation
Object Number
1988.460.1
People
Sultan Muhammad, Persian (16th century)
Title
Heavenly and Earthly Drunkenness (text, verso; text recto), folio from a manuscript of Divan of Hafiz
Classification
Manuscripts
Work Type
manuscript folio
Date
c. 1530
Places
Creation Place: Middle East, Iran, Tabriz
Period
Safavid period
Culture
Persian
Persistent Link
https://hvrd.art/o/192945
Physical Descriptions
Medium
Ink, color and gold on paper
Dimensions
28.5 x 18 cm (11 1/4 x 7 1/16 in.)
Provenance
Louis Cartier Collection, Paris (by 1958), sold; to Mr. and Mrs. Stuart Cary Welch, Jr., Warren, NH, (1958-1988), gift; to Harvard University Art Museums.
Acquisition and Rights
Credit Line
Harvard Art Museums/Arthur M. Sackler Museum, The Stuart Cary Welch Collection, Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Stuart Cary Welch in honor of the students of Harvard University and Radcliffe College, Jointly owned by the Harvard Art Museums and the Metropolitan Museum of Art
Accession Year
1988
Object Number
1988.460.1
Division
Asian and Mediterranean Art
Contact
am_asianmediterranean@harvard.edu
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Publication History

Stuart Cary Welch, A King's Book of Kings: The Shah-Nameh of Shah Tahmasp, The Metropolitan Museum of Art (New York, 1976), p. 58

Stuart Cary Welch, Wonders of the Age: Masterpieces of Early Safavid Painting, 1501-1576, exh. cat., Fogg Art Museum (Cambridge, MA, 1979)

Johann Christoph Burgel, ed., Orientalisches Mittelalter: Reflections on angels past and present and true stories of how they touch our lives, Academic Publishing Company (Wiesbaden, 1990), P. 518

Jean During and Zia Mirabdolbaghi, The Art of Persian Music, Mage Publishers (Washington D.C., 1991), Pg. 168

Harvard University Art Museums, Masterpieces of world art : Fogg Art Museum, Arthur M. Sackler Museum, Busch-Reisinger Museum, 1997

Bonnie Wade, Imaging Sound: An Ethnomusicological Study of Music, Art, and Culture in Mughal India, Chicago University Press (Chicago, 1998), Fig. 119

Exhibition History

The Here and the Hereafter: Images of Paradise in Islamic Art, Hood Museum of Art, Hanover, 03/16/1991 - 05/26/1991

32Q: 2550 Islamic, Harvard Art Museums, Cambridge, 11/16/2014 - 05/14/2015

Related Works

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