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Firing up the Poet's Kettle (painting, recto; text, verso), folio 247 from a manuscript of the Divan of Anvari

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Ascribed to Nanha
Indian
Firing up the Poet's Kettle (painting, recto; text, verso), folio 247 from a manuscript of the Divan of Anvari, 1588
Alternate Title: "Servants Preparing Food for a Picnic"; Folio 247 from a Divan of Anwari, copied for Emperor Akbar (r. 1556-1605)
Series/Book Title: Divan of Anvari
Manuscript Folio
Indian
,
16th century
Mughal period, 932-1274/1526-1858
Creation Place: Lahore, Pakistan
Ink, opaque watercolor and gold on paper
folio: 13.8 x 8 cm (5 7/16 x 3 1/8 in.)
Harvard Art Museums/Arthur M. Sackler Museum, Gift of John Goelet, formerly in the collection of Louis J. Cartier
, 1960.117.247
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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