folio 17, recto Photo © President and Fellows of Harvard College
Identification and Creation
Object Number
Folio 17 from an Album of Drawings and Paintings: Three drawings: man and peacock; gathering of men on a terrace; woman and rabbit (recto) Two drawings: Shirin on horseback visits Farhad at Mt. Bisutun; Bahram Gur succeeds at Azada's shooting challenges (verso)
Work Type
album folio
19th century
Persistent Link
Physical Descriptions
Left: black counterproof on off-white laid paper; Center: black counterproof, colored inks with touches of graphite on off-white paper; pricked; Right: black counterproof and light brown ink on laid paper; pricked and pounced with red chalk, verso rubbed with red chalk and black chalk (?) (recto); Red ink and graphite on off-white blue-lined wove paper; pricked and verso rubbed with red chalk (verso)
Folio: 32.5 x 22 cm
Recto: sheet at left: 16.9 x 4 cm; sheet at center: 22 x 10.7 cm; sheet at right: 16 x 3.7 cm
Verso: sheet at top: 10.3 x 13 cm; sheet at bottom: 9.6 x 12.2 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), pp. 23, 57, 63-64; p. 111; folios 17a-b

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