Verses From The Divan By Hafiz (Recto And Verso); Folio From A Manuscript, Left-Hand Side Of A Bifolio
recto © President and Fellows of Harvard College
Identification and Creation
Object Number
1984.750.2
Title
Verses from the Divan by Hafiz (recto and verso); folio from a manuscript, left-hand side of a bifolio
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
Location
Level 2, Room 2550, Art from Islamic Lands
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Physical Descriptions
Medium
Ink, opaque watercolor and gold on paper
Dimensions
sight: 29.2 x 18.2 cm (11 1/2 x 7 3/16 in.)
Provenance
Welch family (by 1984), gift; to Harvard University Art Museums, 1984.
Acquisition and Rights
Credit Line
Harvard Art Museums/Arthur M. Sackler Museum, Gift of the Welch Family in memory of Philip Hofer
Accession Year
1984
Object Number
1984.750.2
Division
Asian and Mediterranean Art
Contact
am_asianmediterranean@harvard.edu
Exhibition History

The Heavenly Court: Persian Poetry and Painting, Harvard University Art Museums, Fogg Art Museum, Cambridge, 02/09/1985 - 03/31/1985

Recent Acquisitions , Harvard University Art Museums, Cambridge, 11/15/1986 - 01/04/1987

Geometry of the Spirit: Islamic Illumination and Calligraphy, Harvard University Art Museums, Cambridge, 04/30/1988 - 06/26/1988

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

The Ottomans and their Contemporaries, Harvard University Art Museums, Cambridge, 03/21/1992 - 05/17/1992

Divinely Inspired: Images of Mystics and Mendicants, Harvard University Art Museums, Cambridge, 01/16/1999 - 03/29/1999

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