ILLUMINATED PAGE, FROM A MIRROR OF HOLINESS (MIR’AT AL-QUDS) OF FATHER JEROME XAVIER

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December 31, 1601
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Art and Calligraphy
Akbar 1556–1605

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DESCRIPTION

Illuminated page, from a Mirror of Holiness (Mir’at al-quds) of Father Jerome Xavier
1602

Part of a set. See all set records

Mughal India, Allahabad, made for Prince Salim
(1569–1627)
Opaque watercolor and gold on paper

Page: 26.1 x 15.4 cm (10 1/4 x 6 1/16 in.)

John L. Severance Fund 2005.145.1.b

PROVENANCE

Before 1930s-2005
An Indian family in Great Britain, whose grandfather brought the manuscript to England in the 1930s or 1940s through 2005

2005
(Oliver Forge and Brendan Lynch Ltd., London, UK, 2005, sold to the Cleveland Museum of Art)

2005-
The Cleveland Museum of Art, Cleveland, OH, 2005-present

EXHIBITION HISTORY

Prince Salim's Life of Christ – Gallery 115 Rotation. The Cleveland Museum of Art (organizer) (December 2, 2019-July 1, 2020).