You Make Sweet Life Increase (Painting, Verso; Text, Recto), Folio 208 From A Manuscript Of The Divan Of Anvari
verso © President and Fellows of Harvard College
Identification and Creation
Object Number
1960.117.208
People
Unknown Artist
Title
You Make Sweet Life Increase (painting, verso; text, recto), folio 208 from a manuscript of the Divan of Anvari
Other Titles
Series/Book Title: Divan of Anvari
Alternate Title: "Court Scene with Beggars Receiving Alms"; Folio 208 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, Punjab, Lahore
Period
Mughal period
Culture
Indian
Physical Descriptions
Medium
Ink, opaque watercolor and gold on paper
Dimensions
folio: 15.4 x 14 cm (6 1/16 x 5 1/2 in.)
Provenance
Louis J. Cartier collection. John Goelet, New York, NY, (by 1960), gift; to Fogg Art Museum, 1960.
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
1960.117.208
Division
Asian and Mediterranean Art
Contact
am_asianmediterranean@harvard.edu
Exhibition History

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

32Q: 2590 South and Southeast Asia, Harvard Art Museums, Cambridge, 11/01/2014 - 05/14/2015

Subjects and Contexts

Google Art Project

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