Detached album folio: verso: seated Indian youth; recto: text

citation

Detached album folio; recto: calligraphy panel with eight hemistichs in Persian black nasta’liq script, corners embellished with triangular illumination; verso: Seated Indian youth.
Border: Recto is set in a blue inner frame and a gold outer frame with two verses of a poem each on the upper and lower borders. The painting is set in red and black rulings followed by a gold inner frame with two verses each on the upper and lower borders and a red, black and green outer frame.

Historical period(s)
Safavid period, 1610-1620
Medium
Ink, opaque watercolor and gold on paper
Dimensions
H x W: 28.5 x 19.8 cm (11 1/4 x 7 13/16 in)
Geography
Iran
Credit Line
Bequest of Adrienne Minassian
Collection
Henri Vever collection
Accession Number
S1998.214
On View Location
Currently not on view
Classification(s)
Album, Manuscript
Type

Detached album folio

Keywords
Henri Vever collection, India, Indian dramatic forms, Iran, Safavid period (1501 - 1722), WWII-era provenance
Provenance
Provenance information is currently unavailable
Previous Owner(s)

Adrienne Minassian 1913 - 1994
Estate of Adrienne Minassian

Description

Detached album folio; recto: calligraphy panel with eight hemistichs in Persian black nasta'liq script, corners embellished with triangular illumination; verso: Seated Indian youth.
Border: Recto is set in a blue inner frame and a gold outer frame with two verses of a poem each on the upper and lower borders. The painting is set in red and black rulings followed by a gold inner frame with two verses each on the upper and lower borders and a red, black and green outer frame.

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

Copyright with museum