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Man Leaning on a Staff

Persian
1645
Artist Muhammad Yusuf (Persian, worked 1630s–1660s)


Object Place, Iran

Dimensions

Overall: 33.5 x 23.6 cm (13 3/16 x 9 5/16 in.) Image: 17.7 x 10.3 cm (6 15/16 x 4 1/16 in.)

Accession Number

14.642

Medium or Technique

Ink, gold and color on paper

Not On View

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Books and manuscripts

Signed

Muhammad Yusuf, 1055

Markings

Seal of later owner, dated 1154 A.H. (1740/41 A.D.)

Provenance

By 1912, Victor Goloubew (b. 1879 - d. 1945), Paris [see note 1]; 1914, sold by Goloubew through M. Meyer-Riefstahl to the MFA for $76,999.81 (total price for 14.532-700). (Accession Date: June 4, 1914) NOTES: [1] Victor Goloubew was born in Russia but lived in Paris by the time of this acquisition. He formed this collection of Persian and Indian miniature paintings and exhibited it at the Musée des Arts Décoratifs in Paris from 1912 to 1914 (Paull, Florence Virginia. "The Goloubew Collection of Persian and Indian Paintings." Museum of Fine Arts Bulletin. Vol. XIII. No. 74. (February 1915) 1-16).

Credit Line

Francis Bartlett Donation of 1912 and Picture Fund