folio 6, recto Photo © President and Fellows of Harvard College
Identification and Creation
Object Number
Folio 6 from an Album of Artists' Drawings from Qajar Iran: Virgin and child with elderly men and attendants (recto); Amorous couple with attendants, baby, rabbits, and birds (verso)
Work Type
album folio
Qajar period
Persistent Link
Physical Descriptions
Black counterproof with touches of black ink on off-white wove paper (recto); Red ink, watercolor and graphite on off-white modern laid paper; pricked and rubbed with red chalk (verso)
Folio: 32.5 x 22 cm
Recto: sheet: 20.3 x 12.2 cm
Verso: sheet: 19.2 x 10 cm
Inscriptions and Marks
  • watermark: Verso: watermark: letters LB (TB?) (partial)
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. 23-24, fig. 15; pp. 26-27, fig. 19; pp. 65, 70, 81, 93-94, ill.; p. 110; folios 6a-b

David Roxburgh and Mary McWilliams, ed., Technologies of the Image: Art in 19th-Century Iran, exh. cat., Harvard Art Museums (Cambridge, MA, 2017), p. 43, 46, fig. 37; pp. 134-135, cat. 12

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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