folio 3, recto Photo © President and Fellows of Harvard College
Identification and Creation
Object Number
1960.161.3
Title
Folio 3 from an Album of Artists' Drawings from Qajar Iran: Medallion with portrait bust of a European woman, enclosed in symmetrical composition of scrollwork, birds, flowers, and butterflies (recto); Hunter with falcon, hound, and rifle (verso)
Classification
Albums
Work Type
calligraphy
Date
1775-1850
Period
Qajar period
Culture
Persian
Persistent Link
https://hvrd.art/o/98413
Physical Descriptions
Medium
Black ink, watercolor, and graphite on beige wove paper, burnished (recto); Light brown ink on off-white wove paper; pricked (verso)
Dimensions
Folio: 32.5 x 22 cm
Recto: sheet: 19.3 x 10.8 cm
Verso: sheet: 19.5 x 11.7 cm
Acquisition and Rights
Credit Line
Harvard Art Museums/Arthur M. Sackler Museum, Alpheus Hyatt Purchasing Fund
Accession Year
1960
Object Number
1960.161.3
Division
Asian and Mediterranean Art
Contact
am_asianmediterranean@harvard.edu
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Publication History

David Roxburgh, ed., An Album of Artists' Drawings from Qajar Iran, Harvard Art Museums (Cambridge, MA, 2017), p. 20, fig. 5; p. 23, fig. 14; p. 110; folios 3a-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. 134-135, cat. 11

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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