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Identification and Creation
Object Number
8.2015.2
Title
“A Fairy Riding a Magical Stag (painting recto of folio 2) and “Depiction of ‘Umar ‘Ayyar (painting verso of folio 2), illustrated folio from an album of illustrations of Hamzanama”
Classification
Albums
Work Type
album folio
Date
18th century
Places
Creation Place: South Asia, India, Kashmir
Culture
Indian
Persistent Link
https://hvrd.art/o/365326
Physical Descriptions
Medium
Ink, color, and gold on paper
Dimensions
27 x 18 cm (10 5/8 x 7 1/16 in.)
Inscriptions and Marks
  • inscription: verso:
    تصویر عمر عیار
    recto:
    سواری پری بر گوزن جادو
Provenance
Ezzat-Malek Soudavar, Geneva, Switzerland (by 2014), by descent; to her son Abolala Soudavar, Houston, Texas (2014), loan; to Harvard Art Museums, 2015.

Note:
Ezzat-Malek Soudavar (1913-2014) formed this collection over a period of sixty years. She purchased the works of art on the international art market.
Acquisition and Rights
Credit Line
Harvard Art Museums/Arthur M. Sackler Museum, Loan from A. Soudavar in memory of his mother Ezzat-Malek Soudavar
Object Number
8.2015.2
Division
Asian and Mediterranean Art
Contact
am_asianmediterranean@harvard.edu
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