London, South Kensington
16 September 1999
oil on tin, oval bust portrait, the noble wears a black fez, dark grey, red and gold trimmed uniform and leather shoulder strap supporting his silver-handled sword, a poem inscribed above in white nasta'liq -- 75.3 x 56.4cm, Qajar Persia, signed at left by Ibrahim and dated AH 1308/1890-91 AD, framed.
The artist Ibrahim, trained in Russia and is known primarily for his works in lacquer which often show a marked European influence.
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