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Signature: 188.8.131.52 verso:In Persian, in lower left corner triangle: Jotted down by Sultan 'Ali al-Mashhadi.Inscription: 184.108.40.206 recto:In Persian, along right border (in Jahangir's hand): A portrait of my late brother Danyal - it is quite like him.In Persian, under portrait (in Jahangir's hand): Drawing by Manohar.Verso:“By Khwaja Salman, may God’s mercy be upon himIn your curls seek and ask how I am Ask about those broken by the snare of misfortune Ask about all the broken ones Then ask me first, for I am the most broken-hearted one [of them all]. Written by Sultan-‘Ali Mashhadi”-Translated by M. Ekhtiar (E.Chardakliyska, 6/11)Marking: 220.127.116.11 recto: Margin number '52' is inscribed in the gilt margin.
Jack S. Rofe, Scotland (in 1929; sale, Sotheby's London,December 12, 1929, to Kevorkian); [ Hagop Kevorkian, New York, from 1929]; [ Kevorkian Foundation, New York, until 1955; gift and sale to MMA]
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