- Identification and Creation
- Physical Descriptions
- Opaque watercolor on paper
- 17 x 13 cm (6 11/16 x 5 1/8 in.)
- Inscriptions and Marks
inscription: Language: English
Script: “Ahmad Saba Sint”
- inscription: Language: English
- Stuart Cary Welch (by 1983 - 2008,) by descent; to his estate (2008-2009,) gift; to Harvard Art Museum.
Object was part of long-term loan to Museum in 1983.
- Acquisition and Rights
- Credit Line
- Harvard Art Museums/Arthur M. Sackler Museum, The Stuart Cary Welch Collection, Gift of Edith I. Welch in memory of Stuart Cary Welch
- Accession Year
- Object Number
- Asian and Mediterranean Art
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- The painting is a portrait of Ahmad Saba Sint, identified by the inscription on the back of the image. He sits cross-legged against a large red bolster and on a striped rug. His hands rest in his lap as he looks straight on. He has dark hair that ends at the base of his neck and curls at the ends. He is bearded. He wears an elaborate white and black headdress. Next to him is a brown walking stick.
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