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Folio from a Divan (collected poems) by Hafiz (d. 1390); recto: left-hand half of a double-page frontispiece; verso: text, poem of spiritual love and moral rectitude

Folio from a Divan (collected poems) by Hafiz (d. 1390); recto: left-hand half of a double-page frontispiece; verso: text, poem of spiritual love and moral rectitude
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Calligrapher
Sultan Muhammad Nur (fl. as early as 1494)
Artist
Shaykhzade
Date
1523-24 (930 A.H.)
Period
Safavid period
Type
Manuscript
Medium
Opaque watercolor, ink and gold on paper
Dimensions
H x W: 29.9 x 18.8 cm (11 3/4 x 7 3/8 in)
Credit Line
Purchase — Charles Lang Freer Endowment
Restrictions & Rights
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Accession Number
F1932.47
Previous custodian or owner
Claude Anet (1868 - 1931)
Hagop Kevorkian (1872 - 1962)
Provenance
To 1931
Claude Anet (1868-1931), Paris to 1931 [1]
1932
Hagop Kevorkian (1872-1962), acquired in Paris, March 21, 1932 [2]
From 1932
Freer Gallery of Art, puchased from Hagop Kevorkian in 1932 [3]
Notes:
[1] Object file, folder sheet note.
[2] See Hagop Kevorkian's letter to Mr. Lodge, dated March 25, 1932 Paris, Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives.
[3] Object file, undated folder sheet note. See also Freer Gallery of Art Purchase List file, Collections Management Office.
Data Source
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery
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Google Cultural Institute
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Origin
Herat, Afghanistan
Usage
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