Composite of sketches

Detail of a pattern
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At A Glance

  • Period

    mid 17th century
  • Geography

  • Material

    Ink on paper
  • Dimension

    H x W (overall image): 10.1 x 15 cm (4 x 5 7/8 in)
  • Accession Number



Object Details

  • Artist

    Riza Abbasi (ca. 1565-1635)
  • Description

    Upper left: "Warrior on horseback" (a): Drawing on brownish paper with reddish stains covering head and torso of figure; Upper right: "Majnun watches camel rider" (b): Drawing on brownish paper, puckered; hole on left edge; reddish stains; Lower right: "Dog lying in landscape" (c): Drawing on grayish paper which has been covered with brown lacquer, some of which is peeled off; Lower left: "Mouse before open trap" (d): Black ink drawing with red tinting, on grayish paper.
  • 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

  • Credit Line

    Purchase — Charles Lang Freer Endowment
  • Type

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