string(23) "edanmdm:fsg_F1953.50a-c" Composite sketch - National Museum of Asian Art

Composite sketch

Detail of a pattern
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At A Glance

  • Period

    1600-1650
  • Geography

    Iran
  • Material

    Ink on paper
  • Dimension

    H x W (overall image): 13 x 11.1 cm (5 1/8 x 4 3/8 in)
  • Accession Number

    F1953.50a-c
  • EDAN ID

    edanmdm:fsg_F1953.50a-c

Object Details

  • Artist

    Riza Abbasi (ca. 1565-1635)
  • Description

    Upper right: "Walking man looking backward" (a): black-ink drawing, slightly tinted, on grayish paper. Stains, especially on face; Lower center: "Horseman in stream" (b): drawing on thin (foxed), cream-colored paper, stained, puckered; torn along lower edge and at lower left corner. Upper left: "Polo Player" (c): drawing on grayish paper, torn, with hole on left side.
  • Collection

    Freer Gallery of Art Collection
  • Exhibition History

    Collection of Friedrich and Maria Sarre (1932)
    Die Ausstellung Islamischer Buchkunst im Berliner "Art of the Islamic Book" (February to April, 1910)
    Ausstellung von Meisterwerken Mohammedanischer Kunst in München (May to October 1910)
  • Origin

    Iran
  • Credit Line

    Purchase — Charles Lang Freer Endowment
  • Type

    Drawing
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