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Folio 259 (text, recto and verso), from a manuscript of the Divan of Anvari

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Folio 259 (text, recto and verso), from a manuscript of the Divan of Anvari, 1588
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
Manuscript Folio
Indian
,
16th century
Mughal period
Creation Place: Lahore, Pakistan
Ink, opaque watercolor and gold on paper
folio: 13.9 x 7.4 cm (5 1/2 x 2 15/16 in.)
Harvard Art Museums/Arthur M. Sackler Museum, Gift of John Goelet, formerly in the collection of Louis J. Cartier
, 1960.117.259
Department of Islamic & Later Indian Art
,
Exhibition History
Anvari's Divan: A Pocket Book for Akbar, Fogg Art Museum, Cambridge, 02/07/1984 - 03/28/1984
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