Illustration of an Imperial Hunt

Historical period(s)
Safavid period, mid-16th century
Medium
Color and gold on paper
Dimensions
H x W (painting): 30.2 × 20.5 cm (11 7/8 × 8 1/16 in)
Geography
Iran, Probably Qazvin
Credit Line
Purchase — Charles Lang Freer Endowment
Collection
Freer Gallery of Art
Accession Number
F1954.32
On View Location
Currently not on view
Classification(s)
Album, Drawing
Type

Album leaf with drawing

Keywords
hunting, illumination, Iran, nasta'liq script, Safavid period (1501 - 1722), WWII-era provenance
Provenance
Provenance information is currently unavailable
Published References
  • Dr. Esin Atil. Humor and Wit in Islamic Art. vol. 7 New York, Fall 1994. pp. 20, 22, fig. 12.
  • E. Bahari. Wali: The Great Artist of Herat's 15th Century Golden Era. vol. 3, no. 2, Summer 1985. pp. 29-52, fig. 1.
  • Dr. Esin Atil. The Brush of the Masters: Drawings from Iran and India. Exh. cat. Washington, 1978. cat. 14, pp. 42-43.
  • 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. cat. 168, p. 138, pl. 93.
  • A.M. Kevorkian. Les Jardins du Desir: Sept Siecles de Peinture Persane. Paris. pp. 192-193.
  • Abolala Soudavar, Milo Cleveland Beach. Art of the Persian Court: Selections from the Art and History Trust Collection. New York. cat. 75, p. 259.
  • Catalogue of the International Exhibition of Persian Art. Exh. cat. London. cat. 553, p. 265.
Collection Area(s)
Arts of the Islamic World
Web Resources
Google Cultural Institute
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