folio 36, recto © President and Fellows of Harvard College
Identification and Creation
Object Number
Folio 36 from an Album of Drawings and Paintings: Four drawings; two designs for penboxes; head of a bearded man; seated dervish (recto); Blank page (verso)
Work Type
album folio
19th century
Physical Descriptions
Left: black counterproof, brown ink and watercolor on off-white laid paper, pricked; Top middle: red and brown inks over graphite on off-white wove paper; Bottom middle: graphite and watercolor on off-white wove paper; Right: brown ink on off-white laid paper, pricked and partially and selectively rubbed with red chalk (recto)
Folio: 32.5 x 22 cm
Recto: sheet at left: 28 x 3 cm; sheet at top middle: 11.2 x 7 cm; sheet at bottom middle: 10 x 7 cm; sheet at right: 27.5 x 2.5 cm
Inscriptions and Marks
  • (not assigned): Recto: inscription (German): as transcribed by Sean Wehle: "Meister Najaf von einem Schüler gemacht/gemalt 1820"; alternate transcription by Mary McWilliams: "Maler Najaf von einem Schüler gemalt 1820"
Acquisition and Rights
Credit Line
Harvard Art Museums/Arthur M. Sackler Museum, Alpheus Hyatt Purchasing Fund
Accession Year
Object Number
Asian and Mediterranean Art
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