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Folio 209 (text, recto and verso), from a manuscript of the Divan of Anvari

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Folio 209 (text, recto and verso), from a manuscript of the Divan of Anvari, 1588
Alternate Title: "Court Scene with Beggars Receiving Alms"; Folio 208 from a Divan of Anwari, copied for Emperor Akbar (r. 1556-1605)
Series/Book Title: Divan of Anvari
Manuscript Folio
Indian
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16th century
Mughal period
Creation Place: Lahore, Pakistan
Ink, opaque watercolor and gold on paper
folio: 15.4 x 14 cm (6 1/16 x 5 1/2 in.)
Harvard Art Museums/Arthur M. Sackler Museum, Gift of John Goelet, formerly in the collection of Louis J. Cartier
, 1960.117.209
Department of Islamic & Later Indian Art
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Provenance
Louis J. Cartier collection. John Goelet, New York, NY, (by 1960), gift; to Fogg Art Museum, 1960.
Exhibition History
Anvari's Divan: A Pocket Book for Akbar, Fogg Art Museum, Cambridge, 02/07/1984 - 03/28/1984
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