Detached album folio; recto: youth reading; verso: folio of poetry

Maker(s)
Artist: Bukhara
Historical period(s)
Safavid period, 16th century
Medium
Opaque watercolor and gold on paper
Dimensions
H x W: 18.2 x 9.8 cm (7 3/16 x 3 7/8 in)
Geography
Uzbekistan, Bukhara
Credit Line
Purchase — Charles Lang Freer Endowment
Collection
Freer Gallery of Art
Accession Number
F1931.14
On View Location
Currently not on view
Classification(s)
Album, Painting
Type

Manuscript folio

Keywords
portrait, reading, Safavid period (1501 - 1722), Uzbekistan, youth
Provenance

To 1931
Kirkor Minassian, New York to 1931 [1]

From 1931
Freer Gallery of Art, purchased from Kirkor Minassian, New York in 1931 [2]

Notes:

[1] Object file, undated folder sheet note.

[2] See note 1. Also see Freer Gallery of Art Purchase List file, Collections Management Office.

Previous Owner(s)

Kirkor Minassian 1874-1944

Published References
  • Dr. Esin Atil. Exhibition of 2500 Years of Persian Art. Exh. cat. Washington, 1971. cat. 27.
Collection Area(s)
Arts of the Islamic World
Web Resources
Google Cultural Institute
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