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Young Man with a Flower
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Young Man with a Flower

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Description This single-leaf painting of a young man in a blue robe and red undergarment, Walters manuscript leaf W.680, was produced in Safavid Iran in the 11th century AH/AD 17th. The youth sits in a landscape smelling a flower. Images of elegantly dressed men and women were exceedingly popular in Safavid Iran. They circulated as loose leaves and were collected into albums (muraqqa'). The work is painted in opaque watercolor and gold.
Date Description Narrative
12/03/1974Examinationexamined for condition
2/27/2017Treatmentfilled; loss compensation; surface cleaned
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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11th century AH/AD 17th century (Safavid)
ink and pigments on paper mounted on pasteboard
(Manuscripts & Rare Books)
Accession Number
H: 6 3/8 x W: 3 5/8 in. (16.2 x 9.2 cm)
  • Iran (Place of Origin)
Location Within Museum
Not On View


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