folio 55, verso Photo © President and Fellows of Harvard College
Identification and Creation
Object Number
Folio 55 from an Album of Drawings and Paintings: Three sheets: portrait bust of a Qajar courtier; sketches of figures (recto); Woman in European dress with attendants (verso)
Work Type
album folio
19th century
Persistent Link
Physical Descriptions
Top: blue counterproof on off-white Eastern paper (recto); Middle: watercolor and colored inks on off-white paper (recto); Middle: pink ink and graphite (verso); Bottom: graphite and pink ink on beige wove paper (recto); Red counterproof and watercolor on blue Eastern paper (verso)
Folio: 32.5 x 22 cm
Recto: sheet at top: 8.4 x 5.5 cm; sheet at middle: 11.1 x 11.1 cm; sheet at bottom: 6 x 9.5 cm
Verso: sheet: 14.7 x 10.1 cm
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), p. 21, fig. 9; pp. 28, 38, fig. 5; pp. 70, 115; folios 55a-b

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