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Page of Calligraphy

Calligrapher:
Mir `Imad al-Hasani (1552–1615)
Object Name:
Non-illustrated album leaf
Date:
dated A.H. 1017/A.D. 1608–9
Geography:
Attributed to Iran
Medium:
Ink, opaque watercolor, and gold on paper
Dimensions:
11 1/4 x 7 1/2 in. (28.6 x 19.1 cm)
Classification:
Codices
Credit Line:
Rogers Fund, 1946
Accession Number:
46.126.3
Not on view
Signature: Signed and inscribed in Persian, on lower left corner: "The poor, the humble, the sinner `Imad al-Hasani, may his sins be forgiven. A.H. 1017 [1608-9 A.D.]" (Trans. H. McAllister)
Annette E. Sagaphi, New York (until 1946; sold to MMA)
New York. The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "Balcony Calligraphy Exhibition," June 1, 2009–October 26, 2009, no catalogue.

Schimmel, Annemarie. "Islamic Calligraphy." Metropolitan Museum of Art Bulletin, n.s., vol. 50, no. 1 (Summer 1992). p. 42, ill. fig. 51 (color).



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