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SHAH TAHMASP ENTERTAINS HUMAYUN
SHAH TAHMASP ENTERTAINS HUMAYUN

QAJAR IRAN, 19TH CENTURY

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SHAH TAHMASP ENTERTAINS HUMAYUN QAJAR IRAN, 19TH CENTURY After the renowned mural in the Chehel Sutun in Isfahan, watercolour on paper, Tahmasp and Humayun kneel on a carpet flanked by courtiers and attendants sitting and standing either side of a central water display with white marble basin, in red borders, with red, green, blue and gold rules, laid on card Page 9 ½ x 14 1/8in. (24 x 35.8cm.)

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For other 19th century depictions of the reception of the Mughal emperor Humayun by Shah Tahmasp, see Adel Adamova, Persian Manuscripts, Paintings and Drawings, London, 2012, cat.200, p.364.

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