Horseman slaying a lion

Historical period(s)
15th century
Medium
Opaque watercolor and gold on paper
Dimensions
H x W (painting): 14 × 21.2 cm (5 1/2 × 8 3/8 in)
Geography
Iran
Credit Line
Purchase — Charles Lang Freer Endowment
Accession Number
F1937.26
On View Location
Currently not on view
Classification(s)
Painting
Type

Painting

Keywords
horse, horseman, hunting, Iran, lion, WWII-era provenance
Provenance
Provenance information is currently unavailable
Previous Owner(s)

Hagop Kevorkian 1872 - 1962

Published References
  • Armenag Sakisian. La Miniature Persane du XIIe au XVIIe siecle: Ouvrage accompagne de la reproduction de 193 miniatures dont deux en couleurs. Paris and Brussels. p. 81, pl. 57, fig. 98.
  • Lawrence 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. 94, no. 75.
Collection Area(s)
Arts of the Islamic World
Web Resources
Google Cultural Institute
Rights Statement

Copyright with museum