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Verses from the Divan by Hafiz, folio from a manuscript, right-hand side of a bifolio

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Verses from the Divan by Hafiz, folio from a manuscript, right-hand side of a bifolio, c. 1530
Series/Book Title: Divan of Hafiz
Manuscript Folio
Persian
,
16th century
Safavid period
Creation Place: Tabriz, Iran
Ink, opaque watercolor and gold on paper
sight: 29.2 x 18.2 cm (11 1/2 x 7 3/16 in.)
Harvard Art Museums/Arthur M. Sackler Museum, Gift of the Welch Family in memory of Philip Hofer
, 1984.750.1
Department of Islamic & Later Indian Art
,
Provenance
Welch family (by 1984), gift; to Harvard University Art Museums, 1984.
Bibliography
Stuart Cary Welch, Wonders of the Age: Masterpieces of Early Safavid Painting, 1501-1576, exh. cat., Fogg Art Museum (Cambridge, MA, 1979)

Exhibition History
Eyes to the East: Indian, Persian, and Turkish Art Given by Harvard Graduates, Harvard University Art Museums, Cambridge, 09/22/1990 - 11/25/1990
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
Divinely Inspired: Images of Mystics and Mendicants, Harvard University Art Museums, Cambridge, 01/16/1999 - 03/29/1999
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