16 April 2010,
London, South Kensington
Price realised GBP 6,875
Estimate GBP 1,000 - GBP 1,500
A PORTRAIT OF NASSRUDDIN SHAH BY MUHAMMAD GAFARI NAKASHPASHI AND A MINIATURE BY MIRZABABA IBN SALEH, IRAN, CIRCA 1900
The first shown seated wearing military gear with red curtain behind and open view toward trees beyond, inscription cartouche to right and signature below chair - 11 x 8in (28 x 20.3cm); and a portrait of an old man and young woman in a landscape with architecture to distance, inscribed to left margin - 8 7/8 x 5 1/2in (22.3 x 14cm) (2)
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