- Provenance information is currently unavailable
- Previous Owner(s)
Henri Vever 1854 - 1942
Francois Mautin French, born 1907
Folio from double-page calligraphy; left-hand half of double page calligraphy, couplets of poem; facing folio (s1986.95.1); text: Persian in black nasta'liq script; signed by Imad; inscription on the top right corner; one of a group of 2 folios.
Border: Text is set in a blue inner frame with a gold floral scroll, a red gold leaf scroll, and a black outer frame with floral motifs.
Top right corner: "He [God] is the all-effulgent." Text: "Felicitous and happy emperor,/ Shadow of God, sun of justice and religion,/ by the water of whose equity the face of the earth is a garden,/ When the fame of his fortune reaches its end/ he will have subdues the east and the west, Sahibqiran II Shahjahan." Last line unclear, only "Imâd" at end can be read. Left side: "If reason needs clear proof/ it is Dawlatabad and the conquest of Kandahar."
- 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. 455, p. 364.
- Collection Area(s)
- South Asian and Himalayan Art
- Web Resources
- Google Cultural Institute
- Rights Statement
Copyright with museum