"Standing Youth in a Cape", Folio from the Bellini Album
late 16th century
Ink, opaque watercolor, and gold on paper
Painting: H. 7 in. (17.8 cm)
W. 4 1/16 in. (10.3 cm)
Page: H. 17 7/8 in. (45.4 cm)
W. 12 5/8 in. (32.1 cm)
Binding: H. 18 3/16 in. (46.2 cm)
W. 13 7/8 in. (35.2 cm)
D. 7/8 in. (2.2 cm)
Louis V. Bell Fund, 1967
Not on view
[ Art market, Istanbul, before 1912; sold to Martin]; F. R. Martin, Stockholm (in 1912); Hagop Kevorkian, New York (until d. 1962; his estate sale, Sotheby's, London,December 6, 1967, no. 213, to MMA)
Martin, F. R. The Miniature Painting and Painters of Persia, India and Turkey from the 8th to the 18th century. vol. 1. London: Bernard Quaritch, 1912. pp. 59-60, ill. fig. 21.
"The Property of the Kevorkian Foundation, December 6, 1967." In Highly Important Oriental Manuscripts and Miniatures. London: Sotheby's, New York, 1967. no. 213, p. 75.
Swietochowski, Marie, and Sussan Babaie. Persian Drawings in the Metropolitan Museum of Art. New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art, 1989. no. 21, pp. 52-53, ill. pl. 21 (b/w).
Ekhtiar, Maryam, Sheila R. Canby, Navina Haidar, and Priscilla P. Soucek, ed. Masterpieces from the Department of Islamic Art in The Metropolitan Museum of Art. 1st ed. ed. New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art, 2011. no. 150, p. 223, ill. p. 223 (color).