Old man and three youths

Detached album folio; Old man and three youths.
Border: The painting is set in gold, black and blue rulings in margins with landscape and animal motifs.

Historical period(s)
Safavid period, circa 1600-1610
Medium
Opaque watercolor and gold on paper
Dimensions
H x W: 25 x 16 cm (9 13/16 x 6 5/16 in)
Geography
Iran, Herat?
Credit Line
Purchase — Smithsonian Unrestricted Trust Funds, Smithsonian Collections Acquisition Program, and Dr. Arthur M. Sackler
Collection
Henri Vever collection
Accession Number
S1986.322
On View Location
Currently not on view
Classification(s)
Album, Painting
Type

Detached Album folio

Keywords
Afghanistan, book, Henri Vever collection, Iran, Safavid period (1501 - 1722), WWII-era provenance, youth
Provenance
Provenance information is currently unavailable
Previous Owner(s)

Henri Vever 1854 - 1942
Francois Mautin French, born 1907

Description

Detached album folio; Old man and three youths.
Border: The painting is set in gold, black and blue rulings in margins with landscape and animal 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. 319, pp. 270-271.
Collection Area(s)
Arts of the Islamic World
Web Resources
Google Cultural Institute
Rights Statement

Copyright with museum