Parent Object
Seated Man Reading from a Book of Persian Poetry
Explore Object
Creative Commons License

Seated Man Reading from a Book of Persian Poetry


Description Provenance Credit
Description This illustration from Walters manuscript W.653 depicts a young man sitting in a landscape reading a book of Persian poetry in the oblong format. The peach margins are decorated with another young man reading, another pouring wine, and an angel.
Provenance Henry Walters, Baltimore [date and mode of acquisition unknown]; Walters Art Museum, 1931, by bequest.
Credit Acquired by Henry Walters

Download Image Add to Collection Creative Commons License

Creator
Period
1105 AH/AD 1693 (Safavid)
Medium
ink and pigments on colored and marbled paper with stenciled, painted, and illuminated designs
(Manuscripts & Rare Books)
Accession Number
W.653.17A
Measurements
H: 7 1/16 x W: 3 15/16 in. (18 x 10 cm)
Geographies
  • Iran (Place of Origin)
Location Within Museum
Not On View

Tags


    Thumbnail: Seated Man Reading from a Book of Persian Poetry
    Zoom Out Zoom In Back to Details  
    Full Size: Seated Man Reading from a Book of Persian Poetry