Illuminated Persian manuscript by Unknown Artist

Illuminated manuscript, appears to be the strife poem of Munazarah-i-Tigh u Qulam by Khwajah Masud, the strife poem of the sword and the pen.

Details

Medium:
Calligraphy
Acquired in:
1917
Presented by:
Robert Ross through The Art Fund

Author worked for Sultan Husain Mirza and wrote poemsabout him. This manuscript is considered unique. Currently unlocated according to 2003 audit. Part of three gifts and four bequests to five museums by Robert Ross through the Art Fund between 1912 and 1919.

Venue details

British Library 96 Euston Road, LONDON London NW1 2DB 020 7412 7332 www.bl.uk

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