Folio 246 (Text, Recto And Verso), From A Manuscript Of The Divan Of Anvari
© President and Fellows of Harvard College
Identification and Creation
Object Number
1960.117.246
People
Attributed to Nanha, Indian
Title
Folio 246 (text, recto and verso), from a manuscript of the Divan of Anvari
Other Titles
Series/Book Title: Divan of Anvari
Alternate Title: "Servants Preparing Food for a Picnic"; Folio 246 from a Divan of Anwari, copied for Emperor Akbar (r. 1556-1605)
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: 13.8 x 8 cm (5 7/16 x 3 1/8 in.)
Acquisition 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
1960.117.246
Division
Asian and Mediterranean Art
Contact
am_asianmediterranean@harvard.edu
Publication History

Asia Society, The Art of Mughal India: Painting & Precious Objects, exh. cat., Harry N. Abrams, Inc. (New York, NY, 1963), Page 162/Figure 4C

Annemarie Schimmel and Stuart Cary Welch, Anvari's Divan: A Pocket Book for Akbar: a Divan of Auhaduddin Anvari, copied for the Mughal emperor Jalaluddin Akbar (r. 1556-1605) at Lahore in A.H. 996 A.D. 1588 now in the Fogg Art Museum of Harvard University, The Metropolitan Museum of Art (New York, NY, 1983), page 105-107/figure 9

40 Years On... Donations by John Goelet: Sculpture, Paintings and Drawings, Miniatures and Calligraphy, Tankas and Mandala, M. T. Train / Scala Books (New York, NY, 2000), page 189, 243

Exhibition History

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

The Enlightened Eye: Gifts from John Goelet, Harvard University Art Museums, Cambridge, 02/12/2000 - 05/07/2000

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