Ladies Witnessing Suggestive Donkeys (Painting, Recto; Text, Verso), Folio 262 From A Manuscript Of The Divan Of Anvari
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Identification and Creation
Object Number
1960.117.262
People
Unknown Artist
Title
Ladies Witnessing Suggestive Donkeys (painting, recto; text, verso), folio 262 from a manuscript of the Divan of Anvari
Other Titles
Alternate Title: "A Group of Women Astonished by the Amorous Behavious of Saddled Asses Grazing ouside a City"; Folio 264 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, Lahore
Period
Mughal period
Culture
Indian
Physical Descriptions
Medium
Ink, opaque watercolor and gold on paper
Dimensions
folio: 14 x 7.7 cm (5 1/2 x 3 1/16 in.)
Aquisition 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
1960.117.262
Division
Asian and Mediterranean Art
Contact
am_asianmediterranean@harvard.edu
Descriptions

Label Text: Anvari's Divan: A Pocket Book for Akbar, written 1984
11. Ladies Witnessing Suggestive Donkeys
folios 262a & 261b 1960.117.11

Exhibition History

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

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Verification Level

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