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Identification and Creation
Object Number
1999.300.1
Title
Text (recto and verso), folio 76r from a Divan (collected works) of Hafiz, right-hand side of a bifolo.
Other Titles
Series/Book Title: 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/216942
Physical Descriptions
Medium
Ink, color and gold on paper
Dimensions
folio: 28.9 x 18 cm (11 3/8 x 7 1/16 in.)
Inscriptions and Marks
  • Signed: `amal-i Shaykh Zada (done by Shaykh Zada)
Provenance
Louis Cartier Collection, Paris (by 1958), sold; to Stuart Cary Welch, Jr., Warren, NH, 1958-1999), gift; to the Harvard University Art Museums.
Acquisition and Rights
Credit Line
Harvard Art Museums/Arthur M. Sackler Museum, Gift of Stuart Cary Welch, Jr.
Accession Year
1999
Object Number
1999.300.1
Division
Asian and Mediterranean Art
Contact
am_asianmediterranean@harvard.edu
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Publication History

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

James Cuno, ed., A Decade of Collecting: Recent Acquisitions by the Harvard University Art Museums, Harvard University Art Museums (Cambridge, Mass., Spring 2000), pp. 31-32

Exhibition History

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

Cartier and Islamic Art: In Search of Modernity, Musée des Arts Decoratifs, 10/21/2021 - 02/20/2022

Subjects and Contexts

Collection Highlights

Google Art Project

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