Folio 127 (Text, Recto And Verso), From A Manuscript Of The Divan Of Anvari
verso © President and Fellows of Harvard College
Identification and Creation
Object Number
1960.117.127
People
Attributed to Manohar, Mughal
Title
Folio 127 (text, recto and verso), from a manuscript of the Divan of Anvari
Other Titles
Series/Book Title: Divan of Anvari
Alternate Title: "A Wazir Dictating to Secretaries and Dispensing Justice"; Folio 127 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: 15.2 x 14 cm (6 x 5 1/2 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
1960.117.127
Division
Asian and Mediterranean Art
Contact
am_asianmediterranean@harvard.edu
Publication History

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 81-84/figure 3

Amina Okada, Imperial Mughal Painters: Indian Miniatures From the Sixteenth and Seventeenth Centuries, Flammarion (Paris, France, 1992), page 140/.figure 156

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 183, 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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