folio 53, recto © President and Fellows of Harvard College
Identification and Creation
Object Number
1960.161.53
Title
Folio 53 from an Album of Drawings and Paintings: Figures in porticoes surrounding fruit trees (recto); Five drawings of flowers framed by a colored paper border (verso)
Classification
Albums
Work Type
album folio
Date
19th century
Culture
Persian
Physical Descriptions
Medium
Watercolor, black chalk, blue colored pencil with touches of graphite on off-white wove paper; pricked (recto); Brown ink with touches of pink ink on off-white wove papers (verso); Note: drawings mounted overall with colored paper borders (verso)
Dimensions
Folio: 32.5 x 22 cm
Recto: sheet: 22 x 11.5 cm
Verso: area inside borders: 13 x 8 cm; yellow border: 17.5 x 10.4 cm
Inscriptions and Marks
  • (not assigned): Recto: inscription: "Muhammad Shah Qajar," possibly a seal
Acquisition and Rights
Credit Line
Harvard Art Museums/Arthur M. Sackler Museum, Alpheus Hyatt Purchasing Fund
Accession Year
1960
Object Number
1960.161.53
Division
Asian and Mediterranean Art
Contact
am_asianmediterranean@harvard.edu
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