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.
|12/28/2015||Treatment||examined for exhibition; media consolidation|
- 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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