TWO SMALL ALBUM PAGES WITH PORTRAITS OF QAJAR BEAUTIES
PROPERTY FROM AN IMPORTANT EUROPEAN PRIVATE COLLECTION
Qajar Iran, 19th century
Opaque pigments, ink, pencil, and white wash on paper, comprising two full-length vertical portraits of Qajar courtly ladies, one wearing a gold-embroidered dark blue skirt with a bright orange jacket, encrusted bazubands on her upper arm, and a floral termeh shawl loosely wrapped around her head, the latter with a bright red skirt with floral patterns and a diaphanous light blue blouse, both set on small album page borders with concentric bands of gold vegetal scrolls, mounted, glazed and framed, each 24.5cm x 18cm including the frame.
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