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Identification and Creation
Object Number
1958.71
People
Mir `Ali Haravi, Persian (Calligrapher, active late 15th to first half of 16th century)
Title
Calligraphy by Mir `Ali Haravi with paintings by an unknown artist (recto and verso), folio from an Anthology of Poetry
Other Titles
Alternate Title: Eight Folios from an Anthology of Poetry
Classification
Manuscripts
Work Type
manuscript folio
Date
mid 16th century
Places
Creation Place: Central Asia, Uzbekistan, Bukhara
Period
Shaybanid period
Culture
Uzbek
Persistent Link
https://hvrd.art/o/216275
Physical Descriptions
Medium
Ink, opaque watercolor and gold on paper
Dimensions
folio: 8.5 x 15.6 cm (3 3/8 x 6 1/8 in.)
Acquisition and Rights
Credit Line
Harvard Art Museums/Arthur M. Sackler Museum, Gift of John Goelet, formerly in the collection of Louis J. Cartier
Accession Year
1958
Object Number
1958.71
Division
Asian and Mediterranean Art
Contact
am_asianmediterranean@harvard.edu
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Publication History

Marianna Shreve Simpson, Arab and Persian Painting in the Fogg Art Museum, Fogg Art Museum (Cambridge, MA, 1980), page 74-75/figure 25

40 Years On... Donations by John Goelet: Sculpture, Paintings and Drawings, Miniatures and Calligraphy, Tankas and Mandala, M. T. Train and Scala Books (New York, NY, 2000), page 162, 237-238

Cartier and Islamic Art: In Search of Modernity (London, Thames & Hudson, 2021)., pp. 294-295, no. 7

Exhibition History

Islamic Art: The Power of Pattern, Harvard University Art Museums, Arthur M. Sackler Museum, Cambridge, 09/23/1989 - 01/17/1990

Eyes to the East: Indian, Persian, and Turkish Art Given by Harvard Graduates, Harvard University Art Museums, Cambridge, 09/22/1990 - 11/25/1990

Calligraphy and the Arts of the Book, Harvard University Art Museums, Cambridge, 11/25/1993 - 01/30/1994

The Enlightened Eye: Gifts from John Goelet, Harvard University Art Museums, Cambridge, 02/12/2000 - 05/07/2000

32Q: 2550 Islamic, Harvard Art Museums, Cambridge, 11/08/2017 - 04/19/2018

This record has been reviewed by the curatorial staff but may be incomplete. Our records are frequently revised and enhanced. For more information please contact the Division of Asian and Mediterranean Art at am_asianmediterranean@harvard.edu