Birds And Lotus (Painting, Recto, Text, Verso), Folio 336 From A Manuscript Of The Divan Of Anvari
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Identification and Creation
Object Number
1960.117.336
People
Unknown Artist
Title
Birds and Lotus (painting, recto, text, verso), folio 336 from a manuscript of the Divan of Anvari
Other Titles
Alternate Title: "Birds and Lotuses"; Folio 336 from a Divan of Anwari, copied 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, opaque watercolor and gold on paper
Dimensions
folio: 13.8 x 7.6 cm (5 7/16 x 3 in.)
Provenance
Louis J. Cartier collection. John Goelet, New York, NY, (by 1960), gift; to Fogg Art Museum, 1960.
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
1960.117.336
Division
Asian and Mediterranean Art
Contact
am_asianmediterranean@harvard.edu
Publication History

Annemarie Schimmel, Terres d'Islam: Aux Sources de l'Orient Musulman, Maisonneuve et Larose (Paris, France, 1994), Pg. 159

Exhibition History

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

Subjects and Contexts

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Verification Level

3 - Good. Object is well described and information is vetted