A woman carrying a large jar


Artist: Muhammad Muhsin
Historical period(s)
Safavid period, 1649
Ink and color wash on paper
H x W: 21.1 x 10.1 cm (8 5/16 x 4 in)
Iran, Isfahan
Credit Line
Gift of Charles Lang Freer
Accession Number
On View Location
Currently not on view
Album, Drawing

Album folio

Iran, Safavid period (1501 - 1722), woman

To 1912
Folsom Galleries, New York, to 1912 [1]

From 1912 to 1919
Charles Lang Freer (1854-1919), purchased from Folsom Galleries in 1912 [2]

From 1920
The Freer Gallery of Art, gift of Charles Lang Freer in 1920 [3]


[1] Undated folder sheet note. See List of Persian Manuscripts and Minatures, pg. 108, Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives.

[2] See note 1.

[3] The original deed of Charles Lang Freer's gift was signed in 1906. The collection was received in 1920 upon the completion of the Freer Gallery.

Previous Owner(s)

Charles Lang Freer 1854-1919
Folsom Galleries (C.L. Freer source)

Published References
  • Dr. Esin Atil. The Brush of the Masters: Drawings from Iran and India. Exh. cat. Washington, 1978. cat. 24, p. 61.
  • Abolala Soudavar Milo Cleveland Beach. Art of the Persian Court: Selections from the Art and History Trust Collection. New York. p. 297.
Collection Area(s)
Arts of the Islamic World
Web Resources
Google Cultural Institute
Rights Statement

Copyright with museum