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Signature: 188.8.131.52 verso: In Persian, in lower rectangle of main calligraphy panel: The servant Mir 'Ali the scribe, may his sins be forgiven. In Persian, at the lower edge of the first border: Written by the poor 'Ali al-katib.Inscription: 184.108.40.206 recto:In Persian, at hem of robe: Portrait of Jadun Rai. In Persian, in margin below painting (Shah Jahan's hand): A portrait of Jadun Rai Deccani. Work of Hashim.Marking: 220.127.116.11 recto: Margin number '18' is inscribed in the gilt margin.
Jack S. Rofe, Scotland (in 1929; sale, Sotheby's, London,December 12, 1929, to Kevorkian); [ Hagop Kevorkian, New York, from 1929]; [ Kevorkian Foundation, New York, until 1955; gift and sale to MMA]
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