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

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Maker(s)
Artist: Shaykhzade
Calligrapher: Sultan Muhammad Nur (fl. as early as 1494)
Historical period(s)
Safavid period, 1523-24 (930 A.H.)
Medium
Ink, opaque watercolor and gold on paper
Dimensions
H x W (closed): 30.4 x 19.5 cm (11 15/16 x 7 11/16 in)
Geography
Afghanistan, Herat
Credit Line
Purchase — Charles Lang Freer Endowment
Collection
Freer Gallery of Art
Accession Number
F1932.45
On View Location
Currently not on view
Classification(s)
Manuscript
Type

Manuscript

Keywords
Afghanistan, divan, illumination, Iran, nasta'liq script, Safavid period (1501 - 1722)
Provenance

To ?
Claude Anet (1868-1931), Paris. [1]

1932
Hagop Kevorkian (1872-1962) acquired in March 21, 1932. [2]

From 1932
Freer Gallery of Art, purchased from Hagop Kevorkian. [3]

Notes:

[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.

Previous Owner(s)

Claude Anet 1868-1931
Hagop Kevorkian 1872-1962

Published References
  • Massumeh Farhad, Serpil Bagci. Falnama: The Book of Omens. Exh. cat. Washington. cat. 10, pp. 92-93.
Collection Area(s)
Arts of the Islamic World
Web Resources
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