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Identification and Creation
Object Number
1985.265
Title
Illustrated Manuscript of Majmu`ah (Anthology) of Persian Texts
Classification
Manuscripts
Work Type
manuscript
Date
1573-1583
Places
Creation Place: Middle East, Saudi Arabia, Hejaz
Period
Ottoman period
Culture
Ottoman
Persistent Link
https://hvrd.art/o/216019
Physical Descriptions
Medium
Painting with text; ink, opaque watercolor and gold on paper
Dimensions
22.8 x 15.2 cm (9 x 6 in.)
Provenance
[Sidy, Paris 2 July 1968], sold; to Edwin Binney, 3rd, 1968, bequest; to Harvard University Art Museums, 1985
Acquisition and Rights
Credit Line
Harvard Art Museums/Arthur M. Sackler Museum, The Edwin Binney, 3rd Collection of Turkish Art at the Harvard Art Museums
Accession Year
1985
Object Number
1985.265
Division
Asian and Mediterranean Art
Contact
am_asianmediterranean@harvard.edu
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Publication History

Sheila Blair, ed., Images of Paradise In Islamic Art, exh. cat., University of Tennessee Press (Austin, TX, 1991), p 75/ figure 9a

Exhibition History

The Edwin Binney 3rd Collection of Turkish Art at the Harvard University Art Museums, Harvard University Art Museums, Arthur M. Sackler Museum, Cambridge, 05/16/1987 - 08/02/1987

The Here and the Hereafter: Images of Paradise in Islamic Art, Hood Museum of Art, Hanover, 03/16/1991 - 05/26/1991; Asia Society Galleries, New York, 06/27/1991 - 09/06/1991; Bowdoin College Museum of Art, Brunswick, 09/26/1991 - 12/15/1991

Pilgrimage and Faith: Christianity, Buddhism, and Islam, Rubin Museum of Art, New York, 07/01/2011 - 10/24/2011

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