Tracing of a portrait of Shah Abbas of Persia

Indian
19th century copy of 17th century original


Object Place: Northern India

Dimensions

15.3 x 7.7 cm (6 x 3 1/16 in.)

Accession Number

17.2676

Medium or Technique

Ink and light color on skin

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Drawings / Watercolors

Provenance

By 1916, acquired in India by Ananda K. Coomaraswamy (b. 1887 - d. 1947) from Balak Ram Shah of Garhwal; 1917, sold by Ananda K. Coomaraswamy to Denman Waldo Ross (b. 1853 - d. 1935), Cambridge, MA; 1917, given by Denman Waldo Ross to the MFA. (Accession date: April 5, 1917)

Credit Line

Ross-Coomaraswamy Collection