A CALLIGRAPHY 3
December 31, 1549
Art and Calligraphy
*Published/Created: Persia and/or Golconda, ca. 1550-1600.
Description: 1 single leaf : paper on card, ill. ; 242 x 378 mm
Credit: Purchased by J. Pierpont Morgan (1837-1913) in 1911.
Genres: Manuscripts--16th century.
Illuminated borders--16th century.
Paper (fiber product)
Large top and bottom cartouches in the surround are in Persian;
Large side cartouches and the outer small cartouches in the surround are in Persian.
Notes: Ms. calligraphy; written in Persia and/or in Golconda, in the Deccan region, in the second half of the 16th century.
Text: three lines of a Persian prose treatise.
Decoration: illuminated border.
The surrounds are cuttings from three manuscripts.
The large top and bottom cartouches of the surround are a nastaʻlīq alphabet.
The large side cartouches of the surround are prose, probably from Anṣārī's Munājāt.
The outer small carouches of the surround are six lines from a Persian qasida in "-ad".
Text box: 125 x 48 mm.
MICROFILM holding is on record for MS M.458.1r.
Provenance: Ḥusain Khān Shāmlū (d. 1618) and possibly his son, Ḥasan Khān; purchased by J. Pierpont Morgan (1837-1913) from Charles Hercules Read in 1911; J.P. Morgan (1867-1943).
Associated Names: Anṣārī al-Harawī, ʻAbd Allāh ibn Muḥammad, 1006-1089. Munājāt.
Read, Charles Hercules, Sir, 1857-1929, former owner.
Morgan, J. Pierpont (John Pierpont), 1837-1913, former owner.
Morgan, J. P. (John Pierpont), 1867-1943, former owner.
Formatted Place: India--Golconda.
Cite as: Pierpont Morgan Library. MS M.458.33r.
Publications on: Islamic and Indian manuscripts and paintings in the Pierpont Morgan Library / Barbara Schmitz.
New York: The Library, 1997, no. 50, p. 170-171; figure 236.
Subjects: Manuscripts, Persian--New York (State)--New York.
Dept./Collection: Pierpont Morgan Library Dept. of Medieval and Renaissance Manuscripts
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Thank You for Suggestion and replaced image with proper one.
This is not the same may be one of his great grand children ???