Read Album of Persian Miniatures

Record ID: 
113138
Accession number: 
MS M.386
Title: 
Read Album of Persian Miniatures
Created: 
ca. 1600.
Credit: 
Purchased by J. Pierpont Morgan (1837-1913) in 1911.
Description: 
1 single leaf : paper on card, ill. ; 378 x 241 mm
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).
Notes: 

Ms. illuminated in Herāt, Afghanistan, ca. 1600.
The surround contains cuttings from a manuscript qasida by ʻUrfī in "-am rā".
Artist: possibly by Ḥabīb-Allāh al-Mashhadī (fl. 1595-1610).
Miniature measures 163 x 78 mm.

Language: 
Surround in Persian