Figures From The Annunciation (Painting, Recto; Calligraphy, Verso)
recto © President and Fellows of Harvard College
Identification and Creation
Object Number
1999.289
People
Sadiqi Beg, Persian
Title
Figures from the Annunciation (painting, recto; calligraphy, verso)
Classification
Paintings with Calligraphy
Work Type
painting with calligraphy
Date
c. 1590
Places
Creation Place: Middle East, Iran, Yazd
Period
Safavid period
Culture
Persian
Physical Descriptions
Medium
Black ink, opaque watercolor on off-white paper
Dimensions
31 x 20.8 cm (12 3/16 x 8 3/16 in.)
Acquisition and Rights
Credit Line
Harvard Art Museums/Arthur M. Sackler Museum, Gift of Stuart Cary Welch, Jr.
Accession Year
1999
Object Number
1999.289
Division
Asian and Mediterranean Art
Contact
am_asianmediterranean@harvard.edu
Publication History

Gauvin Alexander Bailey, "In the Manner of the Frankish Masters: A Safavid Drawing and its Flemish Inspiration", Oriental Art (Winter 1994 - Winter 1995), vol. XL, no. 4

Stuart Cary Welch and Kim Masteller, From Mind, Heart, and Hand: Persian, Turkish, and Indian Drawings from the Stuart Cary Welch Collection, exh. cat., Yale University Press (U.S.) (New Haven, 2004), pp. 68-71, no. 13

Stephan Wolohojian, ed., Harvard Art Museum/ Handbook, Harvard Art Museum (Cambridge, MA, 2008), p. 80

Exhibition History

From Mind, Heart, and Hand: Persian, Turkish, and Indian Drawings from SCWelch, Harvard University Art Museums, Fogg Art Museum, Cambridge, 03/19/2005 - 06/02/2005

Subjects and Contexts

Collection Highlights

Google Art Project

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