Incident in a Mosque (painting, recto; text, verso), folio 77r from a Divan (collected works) of Hafiz, left-hand side of a double page.

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Signed by Shaykh Zada
Persian (active 1st half of 16th century)
Incident in a Mosque (painting, recto; text, verso), folio 77r from a Divan (collected works) of Hafiz, left-hand side of a double page., c. 1530
Series/Book Title: Divan of Hafiz
Manuscript Folio
16th century
Safavid period
Creation Place: Tabriz, Iran
Ink, opaque watercolor, gold and silver on paper
folio: 29 x 18.2 cm (11 7/16 x 7 3/16 in.)
Harvard Art Museums/Arthur M. Sackler Museum, Gift of Stuart Cary Welch, Jr.
, 1999.300.2
Department of Islamic & Later Indian Art
Stuart Cary Welch, Jr., Contootook, NH, (by 1999), gift; to Harvard University Art Museums, 1999.
Stuart Cary Welch, Persian Painting: Five Royal Safavid Manuscripts of the Sixteenth Century, George Braziller (New York, 1976), pp 64, 65/ plate 16

Basil Gray, Persian Painting, Skira (New York, NY, 1977)

Michele de Angelis and Thomas W. Lentz, Architecture in Islamic Painting: Permanent and Impermanent Worlds, brochure, Fogg Art Museum (Cambridge, Mass, 1982)

A. M. Kevorkian and J.P. Sicre, Les Jardins du desir: Sept siecles de peinture persane, Phebus (Paris, France, 1983), pp138

Johann Christoph Burgel, ed., Orientalisches Mittelalter: Reflections on angels past and present and true stories of how they touch our lives, Academic Publishing Company (Wiesbaden, 1990), P. 273

A Decade of Collecting: Recent Acquisitions by the Harvard University Art Museums, exh. cat., Harvard University Art Museums (Cambridge, MA, Spring 2000), pp. 31-32

Michael Cook, Commanding Right and Forbidding Wrong in Islamic Thought, Cambridge University Press (U.K.) (Cambridge, England, 2000), Cover

Afghanistan: une histoire millenaire, exh. cat., Fundació la Caixa (Paris, France, 2002), page 57, 178/figure 147

Michael Cook, Forbidding Wrong in Islam, Cambridge University Press (U.K.) (Cambridge, UK, 2003), Cover

Farid al-Din Attar, Layli Anvar and Michael Barry, Le Cantique des Oiseaux: illustré par la peinture en Islam d’orient, Diane de Selliers (Paris, 2012), p. 266, ill. p. 267.

Exhibition History
The Heavenly Court: Persian Poetry and Painting, Harvard University Art Museums, Fogg Art Museum, Cambridge, 02/09/1985 - 03/31/1985
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