A CALLIGRAPHY OF MAḤMŪD IBN ISḤĀQ AL-SHIHĀBĪ
December 31, 1577
The Morgan Library and Museum
Art and Calligraphy
A calligraphy of Maḥmūd ibn Isḥāq al-Shihābī
Persia, March 1578
Description:1 single leaf : paper on card, ill. ; 379 x 242 mm
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Credit: Purchased by J. Pierpont Morgan (1837-1913) in 1911.
Genres: Dated manuscripts.
Illuminated borders--16th century.
Paper (fiber product)
Notes: Ms. calligraphy; written in Persia and dated Muḥarram 986 (March 1578).
Decoration: illuminated border.
Text: the beginning lines of a ghazal by Ḥāfiẓ.
Text box: 235 x 108 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: Ḥāfiẓ, active 14th century.
Ibn Isḥāq al-Shihābī, Maḥmūd, active 1521-1585, scribe.
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.
Cite as: Pierpont Morgan Library. MS M.458.7v.
Publications on: Islamic and Indian manuscripts and paintings in the Pierpont Morgan Library / Barbara Schmitz.
New York : The Library, 1997, p. 111-112; no. 50, p. 151.
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 ???