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Collection Online as of June 22, 2024

Calligraphy, Persian Verses (verso)

Calligraphy, Persian Verses (verso)

Location: not on view


In Persian albums, pages of calligraphy alternated with paintings. These verses have been written in an elegant nastaliq, a cursive form of the Arabic script.
  • Ricketts; Hofer; (Philip Hofer)
    The Cleveland Museum of Art, Cleveland, OH
  • The Cleveland Museum of Art. The Cleveland Museum of Art Handbook. Cleveland, OH: The Cleveland Museum of Art, 1958. Mentioned: cat. no. 723
  • Persian Miniature Manuscripts. The Scottish Arts Council Gallery, Edinburgh, United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland (organizer) (August 13-September 11, 1977).
    The Classical Style in Islamic Painting. The Morgan Library & Museum, New York, NY (organizer) (November 1, 1968-January 4, 1969).
    Muslim Miniature Paintings. Fondazione Giorgio Cini, Venice, Italy, Venezia, Italy (organizer) (September 1-October 31, 1962); The Asia Society Museum, New York, NY (December 4, 1962-February 3, 1963).
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