Image of the Day: Persian Lady in Green, 1600

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Painting: Portrait of a Lady in Green, Iran, 1600


British Museum



Painting. Portrait of a lady in green. Ascribed to Riza-yi Abbasi. Tempera and gold ink on paper.

Producer name: Formerly attributed to: Riza-yi ‘Abbasi (falsely)

School/style: Persian School/Style term details

Culture/period: Persian

Date: 1600 (circa)

Museum number: 1977,0228,0.7

4 Responses

  1. The grass behind her, to the right, is a nice touch. It likely balanced the painting better when it was clean and new.

  2. Gorgeous. I also hope you’ll continue showing art, and historic photographs, another art form.

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