folio 21, verso Photo © President and Fellows of Harvard College
Identification and Creation
Object Number
1960.161.21
Title
Folio 21 from an Album of Artists' Drawings from Qajar Iran: Three drawings of figures in European dress (recto); Study sheet with flowers and female portraits and figures (verso)
Classification
Albums
Work Type
album folio
Date
1850-75
Period
Qajar period
Culture
Persian
Persistent Link
https://hvrd.art/o/98438
Physical Descriptions
Medium
Top: black counterproof on off-white wove paper; black ink script on verso; Middle: blue-black counterproof with touches of black ink on cream wove paper; Bottom: black ink and graphite on off-white laid paper; pricked and rubbed with graphite (?) (recto) Brown ink and graphite on off-white wove paper (verso)
Dimensions
Folio: 32.5 x 22 cm
Recto: sheet at top: 7 x 5 cm; sheet at middle: 11.5 x 9.4 cm; sheet at bottom: 3.3 x 9.3 cm
Verso: sheet: 18 x 11 cm
Acquisition and Rights
Credit Line
Harvard Art Museums/Arthur M. Sackler Museum, Alpheus Hyatt Purchasing Fund
Accession Year
1960
Object Number
1960.161.21
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), pp. 27-28, 61-62, 71, 112; folios 21a-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. 45-47, fig. 39; pp. 136-137, cat. 17

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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