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PORTRAIT OF A YOUNG PRINCE, POSSIBLY NASIR AL-DIN MIRZA
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PORTRAIT OF A YOUNG PRINCE, POSSIBLY NASIR AL-DIN MIRZA

QAJAR IRAN, CIRCA 1845

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PORTRAIT OF A YOUNG PRINCE, POSSIBLY NASIR AL-DIN MIRZA
QAJAR IRAN, CIRCA 1845
Oil on copper, a young prince wearing a tall black hat, black trousers and a red coat of boteh design trimmed with fur, in a mountain landscape
11¼ x 7 5/8in. (28.8 x 19.2cm.)
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Another portrait of the young Nasir al-Din Shah painted on copper by Bahram Kirmanshahi is in the Musée du Louvre, MAO 776. During the 1850s-1870s he was depicted in a variety of settings, enthroned, on horseback and against landscapes, as here.
Diba, L.S.: Royal Persian Paintings, The Qajar Epoch, 1785-1925, New York, 1999, no.75, pp. 244-5.
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