Ismael, Ambassador To Persia At The Court Of Sultan Suleiman Ii
© President and Fellows of Harvard College
Identification and Creation
Object Number
G4784
People
Melchior Lorch, German ( c. 1527 - 1583)
Title
Ismael, Ambassador to Persia at the court of Sultan Suleiman II
Other Titles
Former Title: Ismael, Persian Ambassador at Constantinople in 1557
Classification
Prints
Work Type
print
Date
1557
Places
Creation Place: Europe, Germany
Culture
German
Physical Descriptions
Medium
Engraving on cream antique laid paper
Technique
Engraving
Dimensions
sheet: 40.5 x 28 cm (15 15/16 x 11 in.)
State, Edition, Standard Reference Number
State
ii
Standard Reference Number
B. 15
Acquisition and Rights
Credit Line
Harvard Art Museums/Fogg Museum, Gray Collection of Engravings Fund
Object Number
G4784
Division
European and American Art
Contact
am_europeanamerican@harvard.edu
Publication History

Stephan Wolohojian, ed., Harvard Art Museum Handbook, Harvard Art Museum (Cambridge, MA, 2008), p. 81, repr.

Exhibition History

From Rhubarb to Rubies: European Travelers to Safavid Iran, 1550-1700, Houghton Library, Cambridge, 05/08/2008 - 08/20/2008

Subjects and Contexts

Collection Highlights

Verification Level

3 - Good. Object is well described and information is vetted