Seated woman preparing wool

Historical period(s)
Safavid period, early 17th century
Medium
Opaque watercolor and gold on paper
Dimensions
H x W (painting): 17.4 × 9.9 cm (6 7/8 × 3 7/8 in)
Geography
Iran
Credit Line
Purchase — Charles Lang Freer Endowment
Collection
Freer Gallery of Art
Accession Number
F1933.4
On View Location
Currently not on view
Classification(s)
Painting
Type

Album leaf with painting

Keywords
Iran, Safavid period (1501 - 1722), spinning (textile), woman, WWII-era provenance
Provenance

To 1933
Hagop Kevorkian (1872-1962), New York. [1]

From 1933
Freer Gallery of Art, purchased from Hagop Kevorkian, New York. [2]

Notes:

[1] Curatorial Remark 1 in the object record.

[2] See note 1.

Previous Owner(s)

Hagop Kevorkian 1872-1962

Published References
  • Persian Art: An Illustrated Souvenir of the Exhibition of Persian Art at Burlington House. Exh. cat. London, January - March, 1931. opp. p. 32.
  • Washington's Treasure House of Middle Eastern Art. vol. 1, no. 1 Washington, January 1956. p. 6.
  • Laurence Binyon, J.V.S. Wilkinson, Basil Gray. Persian Miniature Painting: A Descriptive Catalogue of the Miniatures Exhibited at Burlington House, January-March 1931. Exh. cat. Oxford, January - March 1931. p. 170, no. 303.
Collection Area(s)
Arts of the Islamic World
Web Resources
Google Cultural Institute
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