Divan (collected poems) by Hafiz (d. 1390)

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At A Glance

  • Period

    1523-24 (930 A.H.)
  • Geography

    Herat, Afghanistan
  • Material

    Ink, opaque watercolor and gold on paper
  • Dimension

    H x W (closed): 30.4 x 19.5 cm (11 15/16 x 7 11/16 in)
  • Accession Number



Object Details

  • Calligrapher

    Sultan Muhammad Nur (fl. as early as 1494)
  • Artist

  • Provenance

    To ?
    Claude Anet (1868-1931), Paris. [1]
    Hagop Kevorkian (1872-1962) acquired in March 21, 1932. [2]
    From 1932
    Freer Gallery of Art, purchased from Hagop Kevorkian. [3]
    [1] Curatorial Remark 1 in the object record.
    [2] See Hagop Kevorkian’s letter to Mr. Lodge, dated March 25th 1932, in the Accession file, Collections Management Office. Also, see Curatorial Remark 10 in the object record.
    [3] See note 1.
  • Collection

    Freer Gallery of Art Collection
  • Exhibition History

    Falnama: The Book of Omens (October 24, 2009 to January 24, 2010)
    Arts of the Islamic World (May 3, 1998 to January 3, 2016)
    Untitled Exhibition, Persian and Near Eastern Art (May 5, 1933 to September 24, 1947)
  • Previous custodian or owner

    Claude Anet (1868-1931)
    Hagop Kevorkian (1872-1962)
  • Origin

    Herat, Afghanistan
  • Credit Line

    Purchase — Charles Lang Freer Endowment
  • Type

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