Standing youth with staff

Historical period(s)
Safavid period, 1530-1540
Medium
Opaque watercolor and gold on paper
Dimensions
H x W: 16.2 x 9.3 cm (6 3/8 x 3 11/16 in)
Geography
Iran
Credit Line
Purchase — Charles Lang Freer Endowment
Collection
Freer Gallery of Art
Accession Number
F1928.9
On View Location
Currently not on view
Classification(s)
Painting
Type

Album leaf with painting

Keywords
Iran, portrait, prince, Safavid period (1501 - 1722)
Provenance

To 1928
Hagop Kevorkian (1872-1962), New York to 1928 [1]

From 1928
Freer Gallery of Art, purchased from Hagop Kevorkian, New York in 1928 [2]

Notes:

[1] Object file, undated folder sheet note. See also Freer Gallery of Art Purchase List file, Collections Management Office.

[2] See note 1.

Previous Owner(s)

Hagop Kevorkian 1872-1962

Published References
  • Richard Ettinghausen, Ernst Kuhnel. A Survey of Persian Art from Prehistoric Times to the Present. 6 vols., London and New York, 1938 - 1939. vol. 3: p. 2063, fig. 669a.
  • , Robert H Dyson, Jr., Charles K. Wilkinson, Prudence Oliver Harper. Highlights of Persian Art. Persian Art Series, no. 1 Boulder, Colorado. p. 262.
Collection Area(s)
Arts of the Islamic World
Web Resources
Google Cultural Institute
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