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Anthology of Persian Poetry

Author:
Hafiz (probably 1325/6–90)
Author:
Luthfi (1367–1463 or 1465–66)
Author:
Hilali (d. 1529–30)
Author:
Mu’in
Author:
Asir (d. probably 1639–40)
Object Name:
Non-illustrated manuscript
Date:
17th century
Geography:
Iran
Culture:
Islamic
Medium:
Ink, opaque watercolor and gold on paper Binding: opaque watercolor and gold on leather
Dimensions:
H. 6 in. (15.2 cm) W. 3 7/8in. (9.8cm)
Classification:
Codices
Credit Line:
Gift of Joseph W. Drexel, 1889
Accession Number:
89.2.2153
Not on view
Joseph W. Drexel, New York (until d. 1888); his widow, Lucy Wharton Drexel(1888–89; gifted to Museum in Joseph Drexel's name)
Provo, UT. Brigham Young University Museum of Art. "Beauty and Belief: Crossing Bridges with the Arts of Islamic Culture," February 24, 2012–September 29, 2012.

Indianapolis, IN. Indianapolis Museum of Art. "Beauty and Belief: Crossing Bridges with the Arts of Islamic Culture," November 2, 2012–January 13, 2013.

Newark, NJ. Newark Museum. "Beauty and Belief: Crossing Bridges with the Arts of Islamic Culture," February 13, 2013–May 16, 2013.

Portland, ME. Portland Museum of Art. "Beauty and Belief: Crossing Bridges with the Arts of Islamic Culture," June 15, 2013–September 8, 2013.

Al Khemir Sabiha Dr. "Crossing Bridges with the Arts of Islamic Culture." In Beauty and Belief. Provo, UT: Brigham Young University, 2012. p. 240, ill. (color).



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