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Portrait of Shah 'Abbas II holding a spray of flowers in his right hand, and taking a bow out of a case with the left: PD.155-1948

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Titles

Portrait of Shah 'Abbas II holding a spray of flowers in his right hand, and taking a bow out of a case with the left

Maker(s)

Unknown (Miniaturist)

Legal notes

Bequeathed by P.C. Manuk and Miss G.M. Coles in 1946 through the National Art Collections Fund.

Measurements and weight

Height: 131 mm
Width: 68 mm

Relative size of this object

6.8 m13.1 m What does this represent?

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Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bequeathed (1948) by Manuk, P. C. and Coles, G. M., Miss

Dating

Mid 17th century
Production date: A.H. AD/CE 0973

School or Style

Persian

Materials used in production

Wash
Ink
Gold

Components of the work

Support: composed of prepared paper

Techniques used in production

Drawing : Pen and ink with wash and gold on prepared paper

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Identification numbers

Accession number: PD.155-1948
Primary reference Number: 34000
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Friday 16 July 2021 Last processed: Friday 16 July 2021

Associated departments & institutions

Owner or interested party: The Fitzwilliam Museum
Associated department: Paintings, Drawings and Prints

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