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The Poet's Journey (painting, recto; text, verso), folio 198 from a manuscript of the Divan of Anvari

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Attributed to 'Abd al-Samad
The Poet's Journey (painting, recto; text, verso), folio 198 from a manuscript of the Divan of Anvari, 1588
Series/Book Title: Divan of Anvari
Alternate Title: "A Prince Hawking in the Countryside with a City in the Background"; Folio 198 from a Divan of Anwari, copied for Emperor Akbar (r. 1556-1605)
Manuscript Folio
Indian
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16th century
Mughal period, 932-1274/1526-1858
Creation Place: Lahore, Pakistan
Ink, opaque watercolor and gold on paper
folio: 14 x 7.8 cm (5 1/2 x 3 1/16 in.)
Harvard Art Museums/Arthur M. Sackler Museum, Gift of John Goelet, formerly in the collection of Louis J. Cartier
, 1960.117.198
Department of Islamic & Later Indian Art
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Exhibition History
Anvari's Divan: A Pocket Book for Akbar, Fogg Art Museum, Cambridge, 02/07/1984 - 03/28/1984
The Enlightened Eye: Gifts from John Goelet, Harvard University Art Museums, Cambridge, 02/12/2000 - 05/07/2000
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