A MUGHAL CALLIGRAPHY OF MUḤAMMAD ḤUSAIN KASHMĪRĪ
December 31, 1599
The Morgan Library and Museum
Art and Calligraphy
A Mughal calligraphy of Muḥammad Ḥusain Kashmīrī
Description: 1 single leaf : paper on card, ill.; 415 x 300 mm
Credit: Purchased by J. Pierpont Morgan (1837-1913) in 1911.
Genres: Manuscripts--16th century.
Illuminated borders--16th century.
Paper (fiber product)
Notes: Ms. written and illuminated ca. 1600.
Text: unidentified Persian quatrain.
Decoration: illuminated border.
Text box: 165 x 103 mm.
MICROFILM holding is on record for MS M.458.1r.
Provenance: Purchased by J. Pierpont Morgan (1837-1913) from Charles Hercules Read in 1911; J.P. Morgan (1867-1943).
Associated Names: Kahmīrī, Muḥammad Ḥusain, active 1580-1608, 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.458.4v.
Publications on: Islamic and Indian manuscripts and paintings in the Pierpont Morgan Library / Barbara Schmitz.
New York : The Library, 1997, no. 50, p. 147; figure 210.
Subjects: Manuscripts, Persian--New York (State)--New York.
Dept./Collection: Pierpont Morgan Library Dept. of Medieval and Renaissance Manuscripts