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Youth with a Falcon
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Youth with a Falcon


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Description This Safavid drawing, Walters manuscript leaf W.682, depicts a kneeling young man with a falcon. It dates to the late 10th century AH/AD 16th or early 11th century AH/AD 17th and was likely produced in Qazvin or Isfahan. Gilt and blue pigment are used to highlight the figure's clothing. Polychrome floral decoration in a decorative arch fills the upper portion of the composition.
Conservation
Date Description Narrative
7/08/1975Treatmentre-housed
12/28/2015Treatmentexamined for exhibition; media consolidation
Exhibitions
  • Painting in Iran, Sixteenth to Seventeenth Centuries. The Walters Art Gallery, Baltimore. 1992.
Provenance Henry Walters, Baltimore [date and mode of acquisition unknown]; Walters Art Museum, 1931, by bequest.
Credit Acquired by Henry Walters

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Creator
Period
late 10th century AH/AD 16th century-early 11th century AH/AD 17th century (Safavid)
Medium
paper with ink, paint, and gold mounted on pasteboard
(Manuscripts & Rare Books)
Accession Number
W.682
Measurements
H: 12 5/8 x W: 8 1/4 in. (32 x 21 cm)
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Location Within Museum
Not On View

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