Description Walters manuscript leaf W.681, this Safavid single-leaf drawing with opaque watercolor and illuminated borders depicts a man, possibly a mullah (religious scholar), riding a donkey. Attributable to the early 11th century AH/AD 17th, it is in the style of drawing defined by the school of the famous Persian artist Riza 'Abbasi (active 1001-1044 AH/AD 1591-1592 to 1634).
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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