23 April 2002
A LADY WITH TWO ADMIRERS
Isfahan, attributable to Muhammed 'Ali, circa 1660
Gouache heightened with gold on paper, a lady in a landscape turning away from a young man on his knees with an older man gesturing towards her in the background, mounted, frame and glazed
Miniature 7 x 4 1/8in. (18 x 10cm.)
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Another drawing of Muhammad 'Ali with similar treatment of a landscape is in Kuhnel. E.: La miniature en orient, Paris, p.92.
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