Reclining woman with cross and skull

Detached album folio; Reclining woman with cross and skull.
Border: The painting is set in an oval frame surrounded by naturalistic floral sprays.

Historical period(s)
Probably Qajar period, 19th century
Medium
Opaque watercolor and gold on paper
Dimensions
H x W: 15.3 x 19 cm (6 x 7 1/2 in)
Geography
Iran
Credit Line
Bequest of Adrienne Minassian
Collection
Arthur M. Sackler Gallery
Accession Number
S1998.215
On View Location
Currently not on view
Classification(s)
Album, Painting
Type

Detached Album folio

Keywords
cross, Iran, Qajar period (1779 - 1925), skull, woman, WWII-era provenance
Provenance
Provenance research underway.
Description

Detached album folio; Reclining woman with cross and skull.
Border: The painting is set in an oval frame surrounded by naturalistic floral sprays.

Collection Area(s)
Arts of the Islamic World
Web Resources
Google Cultural Institute
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