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Collection of Poems (Divan)
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Collection of Poems (Divan)


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Description Walters manuscript W.633 is an anonymous illuminated and illustrated 10th-century AH/AD 16th copy of the Collection of poems (divan) by Hafiz (flourished 8th century AH/AD 14th). Written in Nasta'liq script, this codex opens with a double-page illuminated frontispiece and has three additional double-page illustrations.
Provenance Muhammad ibn Mustafá [date and mode of acquisition unknown] [ownership statement on fol. 1a]; Muhammad Riza Javahid Zamuni (?) [date and mode of acquisition unknown] [seal impression on fol. 1a]; Henry Walters, Baltimore [date and mode of acquisition unknown]; Walters Art Museum, 1931, by bequest.
Credit Acquired by Henry Walters

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Period
10th century AH/AD 16th century (Safavid)
Medium
ink and pigments on laid paper covered with dark brown leather with gold and marbled paper
(Manuscripts & Rare Books)
Accession Number
W.633
Measurements
Folio H: 5 1/2 x W: 3 9/16 in. (14 x 9 cm)
Geographies
  • Iran (Place of Origin)
Location Within Museum
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