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Page from the St. Petersburg album - National Museum of Asian Art

Page from the St. Petersburg album

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At A Glance

  • Period

    calligraphy early 17th century, margins 1755-56
  • Geography

    India
  • Material

    Opaque watercolor, ink, and gold on paper
  • Dimension

    H x W: 30.7 x 19.5 cm (12 1/16 x 7 11/16 in)
  • Accession Number

    F1942.15b
  • EDAN ID

    edanmdm:fsg_F1942.15b

Object Details

  • Calligrapher

    Imad al-Hasani (died 1615)
  • Borders

    Muhammad Hadi (Iranian, active mid-18th century)
  • Court

    Mughal Court
  • School/Tradition

    Mughal school
  • Collection

    Freer Gallery of Art Collection
  • Exhibition History

    Nasta’liq: The Genius of Persian Calligraphy (September 13, 2014 to May 3, 2015)
    Arts of the Indian Subcontinent and the Himalayas (October 16, 2004 to January 3, 2016)
    At the Margins (June 4 to November 30, 1997)
    South and South East Asian Art (May 9, 1993 to February 7, 2000)
    The Imperial Image: Painting for the Mughal Court (September 25, 1981 to 30 March 1982)
    Indian Art (January 1, 1963 to January 28, 1981)
  • Origin

    India
  • Credit Line

    Purchase — Charles Lang Freer Endowment
  • Type

    Album
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