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Heavenly and Earthly Drunkenness (text, verso; text recto), folio from a manuscript of Divan of Hafiz

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Persian (16th century)
Heavenly and Earthly Drunkenness (text, verso; text recto), folio from a manuscript of Divan of Hafiz, c. 1526-1527
Manuscript Folio
Persian
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16th century
Safavid period
Creation Place: Tabriz, Iran
Ink, color and gold on paper
28.5 x 18 cm (11 1/4 x 7 1/16 in.)
Harvard Art Museums/Arthur M. Sackler Museum, The Stuart Cary Welch Collection, Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Stuart Cary Welch in honor of the students of Harvard University and Radcliffe College, Jointly owned by the Harvard Art Museums and the Metropolitan Museum of Art
, 1988.460.1
Department of Islamic & Later Indian Art
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Bibliography
Stuart Cary Welch, A King's Book of Kings: The Shah-Nameh of Shah Tahmasp, The Metropolitan Museum of Art (New York, 1976), p. 58

Stuart Cary Welch, Wonders of the Age: Masterpieces of Early Safavid Painting, 1501-1576, exh. cat., Fogg Art Museum (Cambridge, MA, 1979)

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. 518

Bonnie Wade, Imaging Sound: An Ethnomusicological Study of Music, Art, and Culture in Mughal India, Chicago University Press (Chicago, 1998), Fig. 119

Exhibition History
The Here and the Hereafter: Images of Paradise in Islamic Art, Hood Museum of Art, Hanover, 03/16/1991 - 05/26/1991
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