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Saint Shams-i Tabriz

Asian Art

MEDIUM Opaque watercolor and gold on paper
  • Place Made: Deccan, India
  • DATES 1875-1900
    DIMENSIONS sheet: 19 3/4 x 11 3/4 in. (50.2 x 29.8 cm) image: 8 3/8 x 5 11/16 in. (21.3 x 14.4 cm)
    INSCRIPTIONS Inscriptions: In gold in Persian at top of page(?): "Shams Tabrizi, Holy and Pure"; in black ink, two lines at the top left: "The deceased Saint Shams Tabrizi, pleaser of God, chosen of God and who endeavors to please Him. In his death God is with him and holy of God, pure of mind."
    MUSEUM LOCATION This item is not on view
    ACCESSION NUMBER 59.205.12
    CREDIT LINE Gift of James S. Hays
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