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[Portrait of Riz̤ā ʻAbbāsī].
Muʻīn Muṣavvir, active 1635-1697
مصور، معىن، b. ca. 1617
[Iran, 1673 or 4]
1 painting on paper : gouache and gold ; image 18.7 x 10.3 cm.
Riz̤ā-ʼi ʻAbbāsī Āqā approximately 1570-1635?
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Portrait of the famous Persian miniaturist Riz̤ā ʻAbbāsī by his student Muʻīn Muṣavvir. The subject wears spectacles and is holding a picture of a European which he is painting, with the implements of his craft spread around him (description by Moghadam).
Image + illuminated frame: 32.4 x 21.3 cm.
Mounted: 51.4 x 41.3 cm.
Gouache and gold on paper; portrait is framed in illuminated borders; mounted on cardboard. Entire piece framed in modern black frame with ivory matting and glass.
Dated Ramaḍān 1084 H [December 1673 or January 1674].
Gift; Robert Garrett (Princeton Class of 1897), 1942.
Moghadam, M. E. et al. Garrett collection, no. 200
Also available in an electronic version.
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