Reclining youth

Detached album folio; Reclining youth.
Border: The painting is set in gold and black rulings with an illuminated panel at the top, an inner and outer frame of calligraphy panels in Persian nasta’liq script, mounted on paperboard with gold floral motifs.

Historical period(s)
Safavid period, circa 1610-1620
Medium
Ink, opaque watercolor and gold on paper
Dimensions
H x W: 39.9 x 26.8 cm (15 11/16 x 10 9/16 in)
Geography
Iran, Isfahan
Credit Line
Purchase — Smithsonian Unrestricted Trust Funds, Smithsonian Collections Acquisition Program, and Dr. Arthur M. Sackler
Collection
Arthur M. Sackler Gallery
Accession Number
S1986.317
On View Location
Currently not on view
Classification(s)
Album, Painting
Type

Detached album folio

Keywords
drinking, Henri Vever collection, Iran, Safavid period (1501 - 1722), WWII-era provenance
Provenance
Provenance information is currently unavailable
Description

Detached album folio; Reclining youth.
Border: The painting is set in gold and black rulings with an illuminated panel at the top, an inner and outer frame of calligraphy panels in Persian nasta'liq script, mounted on paperboard with gold floral motifs.

Published References
  • Glenn D. Lowry, Milo Cleveland Beach, Elisabeth West FitzHugh, Susan Nemanzee, Janet Snyder. An Annotated and Illustrated Checklist of the Vever Collection. Washington and Seattle. cat. 368, pp. 216-317 (316).
Collection Area(s)
Arts of the Islamic World
Web Resources
Google Cultural Institute
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