Battle scene

citation

Painting; colored design for a pen-box placed between columns of unrelated text; Battle scene; text: Persian in black nasta’liq script; two column; 35 lines.
Border: The text and the painting are set in gold rulings with a blue inner frame mounted on bright orange paperboard.

Historical period(s)
Zand period, c. 1770
Medium
Color and gold on paper
Dimensions
H x W: 5 x 29 cm (1 15/16 x 11 7/16 in)
Geography
Iran
Credit Line
Purchase — Charles Lang Freer Endowment
Accession Number
F1928.8
On View Location
Currently not on view
Classification(s)
Painting
Type

Painting

Keywords
battle, Iran, study, warrior, Zand period (1750 - 1794)
Provenance

To 1928
Hagop Kevorkian (1872-1962), New York to 1928 [1]

From 1928
Freer Gallery of Art, purchased from Hagop Kevorkian, New York in 1928 [2]

Notes:

[1] Object file, undated folder sheet note. See also Freer Gallery of Art Purchase List file, Collections Management Office.

[2] See note 1.

Previous Owner(s)

Hagop Kevorkian 1872 - 1962

Description

Painting; colored design for a pen-box placed between columns of unrelated text; Battle scene; text: Persian in black nasta'liq script; two column; 35 lines.
Border: The text and the painting are set in gold rulings with a blue inner frame mounted on bright orange paperboard.

Published References
  • Dr. Esin Atil. Ottoman Art at the Freer Gallery of Art. no. 4 Istanbul, 1970-1971. p. 191-193, pl. 7.
Collection Area(s)
Arts of the Islamic World
Web Resources
Google Cultural Institute
Rights Statement

Copyright with museum