Malikshah's Double Gift (Painting, Verso; Text, Recto), Folio 258 From A Manuscript Of The Divan Of Anvari
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Identification and Creation
Object Number
1960.117.258
People
Unknown Artist
Title
Malikshah's Double Gift (painting, verso; text, recto), folio 258 from a manuscript of the Divan of Anvari
Other Titles
Alternate Title: "A Prince Receiving Two Mullas" The Double Gift of Malik Shah: folios 258v (illustration) and 259r (calligraphy) from a “Divan” of Anvari made for Emperor Akbar (r. 1556-1605)
Series/Book Title: Divan of Anvari
Classification
Manuscripts
Work Type
manuscript folio
Date
1588
Places
Creation Place: South Asia, Pakistan, Punjab, Lahore
Period
Mughal period
Culture
Indian
Physical Descriptions
Medium
Ink, color and gold on paper
Dimensions
folio: 13.9 x 7.4 cm (5 1/2 x 2 15/16 in.)
Acquisition and Rights
Credit Line
Harvard Art Museums/Arthur M. Sackler Museum, Gift of John Goelet, formerly in the collection of Louis J. Cartier
Accession Year
1960
Object Number
1960.117.258
Division
Asian and Mediterranean Art
Contact
am_asianmediterranean@harvard.edu
Exhibition History

Anvari's Divan: A Pocket Book for Akbar, Fogg Art Museum, Cambridge, 02/07/1984 - 03/28/1984

Courts and Countryside: Islamic Paintings from the 14th through the 17th century, Harvard Art Museums/Arthur M. Sackler Museum, Cambridge, 05/21/1999 - 08/22/1999

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