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- Previous Owner(s)
Henri Vever 1854 - 1942
Francois Mautin French, born 1907
Page of calligraphy from the late Shah Jahan Album; two poems and a couplet from the Divan of AmirShahi; right-hand half of a double-page composition; text: Persian in black nasta'liq script; two columns; twelve lines of text; signed by Mir Ali Katib.
Border: The text is set in gold and green rulings in a pink and turquoise inner frame with gold, floral and leaf scroll, and a gold outer frame, mounted on a brown-colored paperboard with floral cartouches. The text is embellished with horizontal illuminated rectangles and column dividers.
Bottom page cartouche, “sinful Mir Ali katib, may God forgive him."
- Published References
- Glenn D. Lowry, Milo Cleveland Beach, Elisabeth West FitzHugh, Susan Nemanzee, Janet Snyder. An Annotated and Illustrated Checklist of the Vever Collection. Washington and Seattle. cat. 342, pp. 290-291.
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