Iranian - Single Leaf of a Youth with a Falcon - Walters W682 - Detail

Date Created: 19 February 2018

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Location: Walters Art Museum, Baltimore, USA

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Anonymous (Iran)
Title Single Leaf of a Youth with a Falcon
Description
English: 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.
Date late 10th century AH/AD 16th century-early 11th century AH/AD 17th century (Safavid period (1501-1722))
Medium ink and pigments on paper mounted on pasteboard
Dimensions Height: 32 cm (12.6 in). Width: 21 cm (8.3 in).
 
Accession number W.682
Place of creation Isfahan, Iran (?)
Object history
Exhibition history Painting in Iran, Sixteenth to Seventeenth Centuries. The Walters Art Gallery, Baltimore. 1992.
Credit line Acquired by Henry Walters
Source Walters Art Museum: Nuvola filesystems folder home.svg Home page Information icon.svg Info about artwork

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