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An illustrated and illuminated leaf from a Diwan of Hafiz (d.1390 AD): a sheikh and youth seated in a garden, Western Persia, Safavid, probably Qazwin, 989 AH/1581-82 AD
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183
An illustrated and illuminated leaf from a Diwan of Hafiz (d.1390 AD): a sheikh and youth seated in a garden, Western Persia, Safavid, probably Qazwin, 989 AH/1581-82 AD
Estimate
4,0006,000
LOT SOLD. 5,000 GBP
JUMP TO LOT

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An illustrated and illuminated leaf from a Diwan of Hafiz (d.1390 AD): a sheikh and youth seated in a garden, Western Persia, Safavid, probably Qazwin, 989 AH/1581-82 AD
gouache heightened with gold on paper, 7 lines of text in nasta'liq script within 2 columns beneath the painting with a blank illuminated heading panel in between, reverse with 14 lines of text, outer margins filled with large scrolling plants and animals 
painting: 9 by 7.5cm.
leaf: 27.2 by 17.5cm.
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Catalogue Note

The manuscript from which this painting originates was sold at Christie's, 23 October 2007, lot 153. The accompanying verses are are from the Divan of Hafiz, the great fourteenth-century Persian poet, and the scribe is Haydar ibn Ibrahim al-Husayni al-Katib.

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