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Page of Calligraphy from a Shahnama (Book of Kings)

Calligrapher:
Muhammad ibn Taj al-Din Haidar Muzahhib Shirazi (active 1560s–80s)
Object Name:
Folio from an illustrated manuscript
Date:
1562–83
Geography:
Attributed to Iran, Shiraz
Medium:
Ink, opaque watercolor, and gold on paper
Classification:
Codices
Credit Line:
Purchase, Joseph Pulitzer Bequest, 1952
Accession Number:
52.20.9c
Not on view
Victor Goloubew, Paris (in 1929); Dikran G. Kelekian, New York (by 1934–d. 1951; his estate, 1951–52;sold to MMA)
Coomaraswamy, Ananda K. "Les Miniatures Orientales de la Collection Goloubew au Museum of Fine Arts de Boston." Ars Asiatica vol. XIII (1929). no. 97c, ill. pls. LIV-LVIII.

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