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Portrait of an Emir

Arts of the Islamic World

On View: Arts of the Islamic World, 2nd floor
MEDIUM Oil on canvas
  • Place Made: Iran
  • DATES 1855
    DYNASTY Qajar
    PERIOD Qajar Period
    DIMENSIONS 62 3/4 x 41 3/4 x 2 in.  (show scale)
    INSCRIPTIONS Artist: بنده شاه جهان افراسیاب Portrait:مرحوم امیرقاسم خان
    CREDIT LINE Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Charles K. Wilkinson
    PROVENANCE Prior to 1973, provenance not yet documented; by 1973, acquired by Charles K. Wilkinson and Irma Bezold Wilkinson (Mrs. Charles K. Wilkinson) of New York, NY; December 11, 1973, gift of Charles K. Wilkinson and Irma Bezold Wilkinson to the Brooklyn Museum.
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    MUSEUM LOCATION This item is on view in Arts of the Islamic World, 2nd floor
    CAPTION Portrait of an Emir, 1855. Oil on canvas, 62 3/4 x 41 3/4 x 2 in. Brooklyn Museum, Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Charles K. Wilkinson, 73.145 (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, 73.145_SL1.jpg)
    IMAGE overall, 73.145_SL1.jpg. Brooklyn Museum photograph
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