folio 10, verso Photo © President and Fellows of Harvard College
Identification and Creation
Object Number
Folio 10 from an Album of Artists' Drawings from Qajar Iran: Hero on horseback fighting a dragon (recto); Couple entertained on a terrace by musicians and dancers (verso)
Work Type
album folio
Qajar period
Persistent Link
Physical Descriptions
Black ink on green- blue Eastern paper; pricked (recto); Black counterproof on off-white modern laid paper; with gold and ink margin lines, pricked and selectively pounced with red chalk (verso)
Folio: 32.5 x 22 cm
Recto: sheet: 29.5 x 21.3 cm
Verso: sheet: 24 x 16.4 cm
Inscriptions and Marks
  • watermark: Recto: watermark: eagle in shield and letters GM
Acquisition and Rights
Credit Line
Harvard Art Museums/Arthur M. Sackler Museum, Alpheus Hyatt Purchasing Fund
Accession Year
Object Number
Asian and Mediterranean Art
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Publication History

David Roxburgh, ed., An Album of Artists' Drawings from Qajar Iran, Harvard Art Museums (Cambridge, MA, 2017), pp. 23, 27, 55-57, fig. 2; pp. 81, 93-94, ill.; pp. 110-111; folios; 10a-b

David Roxburgh and Mary McWilliams, ed., Technologies of the Image: Art in 19th-Century Iran, exh. cat., Harvard Art Museums (Cambridge, MA, 2017), pp. 40-41, fig. 30; pp. 136-137, cat. 15

Exhibition History

Technologies of the Image: Art in 19th-Century Iran, Harvard Art Museums, Cambridge, 08/26/2017 - 01/07/2018

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