A Monkey Riding A Lion

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At A Glance

  • Period

  • Geography

    Isfahan, Iran
  • Material

    Ink and color on paper
  • Dimension

    H x W (drawing): 13.7 × 6.9 cm (5 3/8 × 2 11/16 in)
  • Accession Number



Object Details

  • Artist

    Mu'in Musavvir (active ca. 1635-1690)
  • Provenance

    To 1966
    C. Dikran Kelekian, New York to 1966 [1]
    From 1966
    Freer Gallery of Art, purchased from C. Dikran Kelekian in 1966 [2]
    [1] See Freer Gallery or Art Purchase List after 1920, Collections Management Office.
    [2] See note 1.
  • Collection

    Freer Gallery of Art Collection
  • Exhibition History

    The Brush of the Masters: Drawings from Iran (October 14, 1978 to May 30, 1979)
  • Previous custodian or owner

    C. Dikran Kelekian (1900-1982)
  • Origin

    Isfahan, Iran
  • Credit Line

    Purchase — Charles Lang Freer Endowment
  • Type

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