A Seated Nobleman

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Maker(s)
Calligrapher: Muhammad Zahad Samarqandi
Historical period(s)
Safavid period, 1660s
Medium
Oil on woven fabric support mounted with decorated paper surrounds backed with 18th century Indian album page paper and a smaller piece of calligraphy on the back.
Dimensions
H x W (overall): 37.1 x 28 cm (14 5/8 x 11 in)
Geography
Iran
Credit Line
Purchase — Charles Lang Freer Endowment
Accession Number
F1999.18
On View Location
Currently not on view
Classification(s)
Album, Painting
Type

Album folio

Keywords
Iran, Safavid period (1501 - 1722), WWII-era provenance
Provenance

To 1999
Terence McInerney Fine Arts Ltd., New York City, acquired in India, to 1999 [1]

From 1999
Freer Gallery of Art, purchased from Terence McInerney Fine Arts Ltd. in 1999

Notes:

[1] According to Curatorial Note 4 in the object record.

Previous Owner(s)

Terence McInerney Fine Arts Ltd.

Collection Area(s)
Arts of the Islamic World
Web Resources
Google Cultural Institute
Rights Statement

Copyright with museum