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The Beloved Arrives at Midnight (painting, recto; text, verso), folio 54 from a manuscript of the Divan of Anvari

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Ascribed to Shiva Das
Indian
The Beloved Arrives at Midnight (painting, recto; text, verso), folio 54 from a manuscript of the Divan of Anvari, 1588
Series/Book Title: Divan of Anvari
Alternate Title: "A Sleeping Youth Awakened on the Arrival of a Messenger"; Folio 54 from a Divan of Anwari, copied for Emperor Akbar (r. 1556-1605)
Manuscript Folio
Indian
,
16th century
Mughal period, 932-1274/1526-1858
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
, 1960.117.54
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
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