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Two Persian Verses

June 30, 1700
Aurangzeb 1658–1707

Two Persian Verses



Attributed to: Mishkin Mughal Mughal period mid-17th century Object Place: India MEDIUM/TECHNIQUE Opaque watercolor and gold on paper DIMENSIONS Height x width: 37 × 23 cm (14 9/16 × 9 1/16 in.) COLLECTIONS Asia, Prints and Drawings CLASSIFICATIONS Watercolors PROVENANCE By 1916, purchased by Ananda K. Coomaraswamy (b. 1887 - d. 1947); 1917, sold by Ananda K. Coomaraswamy to Denman Waldo Ross (b. 1853 - d. 1935), Cambridge, MA; 1917, given by Denman Waldo Ross to the MFA. (Accession date: April 5, 1917)

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Ismail Mazari

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Very good information.


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