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"Standing Youth in a Cape", Folio from the Bellini Album

Object Name:
Album leaf
Date:
late 16th century
Geography:
Iran
Culture:
Islamic
Medium:
Ink, opaque watercolor, and gold on paper
Dimensions:
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)
Classification:
Codices
Credit Line:
Louis V. Bell Fund, 1967
Accession Number:
67.266.7.6r
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).



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