Calligraphy from the St. Petersburg album

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Maker(s)
Calligrapher: Attributed to Imad al-Hasani (died 1615)
Borders: Attributed to Muhammad Hadi (Iranian, active mid-18th century)
Historical period(s)
Mughal Dynasty, calligraphy 17th c.; borders mid-18th c.
Movement
Mughal Court
School
Mughal School
Medium
Opaque watercolor, ink and gold on paper
Dimensions
H x W: 23.6 x 7 cm (9 5/16 x 2 3/4 in)
Geography
India
Credit Line
Purchase — Charles Lang Freer Endowment
Accession Number
F1942.17b
On View Location
Currently not on view
Classification(s)
Album, Calligraphy
Type

Album leaf

Keywords
illumination, India, Mughal dynasty (1526 - 1858), nasta'liq script, WWII-era provenance
Provenance
Provenance information is currently unavailable
Previous Owner(s)

Hagop Kevorkian 1872 - 1962

Published References
  • Milo Cleveland Beach. The Imperial Image: Paintings for the Mughal Court., 2nd. Washington and Ahmedabad, India, 2012. cat. 22F, p. 131.
Collection Area(s)
South Asian and Himalayan Art
Web Resources
Google Cultural Institute
Rights Statement

Copyright with museum

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