Illustration of an Imperial Hunt

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Historical period(s)
Safavid period, mid-16th century
Medium
Color and gold on paper
Dimensions
H x W (painting): 30.2 × 20.5 cm (11 7/8 × 8 1/16 in)
Geography
Iran, Probably Qazvin
Credit Line
Purchase — Charles Lang Freer Endowment
Accession Number
F1954.32
On View Location
Currently not on view
Classification(s)
Album, Painting
Type

Album folio

Keywords
hunting, illumination, Iran, nasta'liq script, Safavid period (1501 - 1722), WWII-era provenance
Provenance
Provenance information is currently unavailable
Previous Owner(s)

Kevorkian Foundation

Published References
  • Dr. Esin Atil. The Brush of the Masters: Drawings from Iran and India. Exh. cat. Washington, 1978. cat. 14, p. 42-43.
  • Dr. Esin Atil. Humor and Wit in Islamic Art. vol. 7 New York, Fall 1994. pp. 20, 22, fig. 12.
  • E. Bahari. Wali: The Great Artist of Herat's 15th Century Golden Era. vol. 3, no. 2, Summer 1985. pp. 29-52, fig. 1.
  • 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. cat. 168, p. 138, pl. 93.
  • Catalogue of the International Exhibition of Persian Art. Exh. cat. London. cat. 553, p. 265.
  • A.M. Kevorkian. Les Jardins du Desir: Sept Siecles de Peinture Persane. Paris. pp. 192-193.
  • Abolala Soudavar Milo Cleveland Beach. Art of the Persian Court: Selections from the Art and History Trust Collection. New York. cat. 75, p. 259.
Collection Area(s)
Arts of the Islamic World
Web Resources
Google Cultural Institute
Rights Statement

Copyright with museum