Horseman slaying a lion

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Historical period(s)
15th century
Medium
Opaque watercolor and gold on paper
Dimensions
H x W (painting): 14 × 21.2 cm (5 1/2 × 8 3/8 in)
Geography
Iran
Credit Line
Purchase — Charles Lang Freer Endowment
Accession Number
F1937.26
On View Location
Currently not on view
Classification(s)
Painting
Type

Painting

Keywords
horse, horseman, hunting, Iran, lion, WWII-era provenance
Provenance
Provenance information is currently unavailable
Previous Owner(s)

Hagop Kevorkian 1872 - 1962

Published References
  • Lawrence Binyon, J.V.S. Wilkinson, Basil Gray. Persian Miniature Painting: A Descriptive Catalogue of the Miniatures Exhibited at Burlington House, January-March 1931. Exh. cat. Oxford, January - March 1931. p. 94, no. 75.
  • Armenag Sakisian. La Miniature Persane du XIIe au XVIIe siecle: Ouvrage accompagne de la reproduction de 193 miniatures dont deux en couleurs. Paris and Brussels. p. 81, pl. 57, fig. 98.
Collection Area(s)
Arts of the Islamic World
Web Resources
Google Cultural Institute
Rights Statement

Copyright with museum