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Portrait of a Woman

Object Name:
Illustrated album leaf
mid-16th century
Attributed to Iran
Tempura on paper
H. 16 7/8 in. (42.8 cm) W. 10 1/4 in. (26 in.)
Credit Line:
Purchase, Joseph Pulitzer Bequest, 1952
Accession Number:
Not on view
Dikran G. Kelekian, New York (by 1934–d. 1951; his estate, New York, 1951–52;sold to MMA)
Keene, M., and Marilyn Jenkins-Madina. "Djawahar." In The Encyclopaedia of Islam Supplement. Fasc. 5-6. 1980. p. 257.

Denny, Walter B., Dr. Aileen Ribeiro, Judy Levin, and Jean L. Druesedow. Court and Conquest: Ottoman Origins and the Design for Handel's Tamerlano at the Glimmerglass Opera. Ohio: Kent State University Museum, 1998–1999. p. 34, ill. fig. 30 (b/w).

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