Young Man in a Blue Cloak

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Persian (c. 1560-70 - 1635)
Young Man in a Blue Cloak, c. 1587
Album Folio
16th century
Safavid period
Creation Place: Qazvin, Iran
Ink, color and gold on paper
image: 17.6 x 7.3 cm (6 15/16 x 2 7/8 in.)
Harvard Art Museums/Arthur M. Sackler Museum, Sarah C. Sears Collection
, 1936.27
Department of Islamic & Later Indian Art
Eric Schroeder, Persian Miniatures in the Fogg Museum of Art, Harvard University Press (Cambridge, MA, 1942), page 116-134/figure 21

Basil Gray, La Peinture Persane, Skira (Geneve, 1961), p. 137

Anthony Welch, Shah 'Abbas & The Arts of Isfahan, exh. cat., Asia Society (New York, NY, 1973), page 28, 64/figure 6

Anthony Welch, Artists for the Shah: Late Sixteenth-Century Painting at the Imperial Court of Iran, Yale University Press (U.S.) (New Haven, CT, 1976), plate 6

Basil Gray, Persian Painting, Skira (New York, NY, 1977), page 161

Marianna Shreve Simpson, Arab and Persian Painting in the Fogg Art Museum, Fogg Art Museum (Cambridge, MA, 1980), page 82-83/figure 29

Sheila Blair and Jonathan Bloom, Art and Architecture of Islam: 1250 - 1800, (New Haven, CT, 1994), 179, fig.222

Dr. Sheila R. Canby, The Rebellious Reformer: The Drawings and Paintings of Riza-yi Abbasi of Isfahan, Azimuth Editions Ltd. (London, England, 1996), Page 26 & 179/Figure 1

Oleg Grabar, Mostly Miniatures: An Introducation to Persian Painting, Princeton University Press (Princeton, 2000), p 76/fig 37

Giovanni Curatola and Gianroberto Scarcia, Iran L'art Persiana, Jaca (Milan, 2003), p 215, fig. 170

David Roxburgh, The Persian Album, 1400 - 1600: from Dispersal to Collection, Yale University Press (U.S.) (New Haven, 2005), p 324/ fig 173

Stephan Wolohojian, ed., Harvard Art Museum Handbook, Harvard Art Museum (Cambridge, MA, 2008), p. 83

Exhibition History
Arab and Persian Painting, Fogg Art Museum, Cambridge, 02/10/1981 - 03/09/1981
Portraiture in Iran and India, Fogg Art Museum, Cambridge, 12/09/1983 - 02/01/1984
In Detail: Looking at Persian, Turkish and Indian Pictures, Harvard University Art Museums, Cambridge, 11/11/1995 - 01/21/1996
Sewn Together With Peace of Mind, Harvard University Art Museums, Cambridge, 03/29/1997 - 06/08/1997