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Figures from the Annunciation (painting, recto; calligraphy, verso)

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Persian
Figures from the Annunciation (painting, recto; calligraphy, verso), c. 1590
Painting With Calligraphy
Persian
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16th-17th century
Safavid period
Creation Place: Yazd, Iran
Black ink, opaque watercolor on off-white paper
31 x 20.8 cm (12 3/16 x 8 3/16 in.)
Harvard Art Museums/Arthur M. Sackler Museum, Gift of Stuart Cary Welch, Jr.
, 1999.289
Department of Islamic & Later Indian Art
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Bibliography
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), p 68 - 71/ cat 13, 13.1, 13.2

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