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Tracing of a portrait of Shah Abbas of Persia

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Provenance

Acquired in India prior to 1916 by Ananda Coomaraswamy. Purchased in 1917 by Denman Waldo Ross. Given to MFA in 1917.

Credit Line

Ross-Coomaraswamy Collection

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

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Drawings / Watercolors