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Creator Nationality: Asian; Middle Eastern; Persian
Creator Dates/Places: Iran. Isfahan, Safavid Period
Creator Active Place: Iran. Isfahan, Safavid Period
Creator Name-CRT: Iran. Isfahan, Safavid Period
Title: Sleeping Youth:
Title Type: Primary
View: Full View
Creation Start Date: 1575
Creation End Date: 1600
Creation Date: Late 16th Century
Object Type: Drawings and Watercolors
Materials and Techniques: opaque watercolor and gold on paper
Dimensions: Sheet: 31.6cm x 20.4cm, Image: 20.4cm x 11.45cm
AMICA Contributor: The Cleveland Museum of Art
Owner Location: Cleveland, Ohio, USA
ID Number: 1944.494
Credit Line: Purchase from the J. H. Wade Fund
Context: Under Shah Abbas, the tradition in which painting was employed to illustrate a literary work was all but abandoned. In its place came a new concern with single-page illustrations, such as this one, which have no specirfic content or meaning. They oftenillustrate albums of collections of verses about love and beauty, in which these themes often appear to serve as allegories of things divine.
AMICA ID: CMA_.1944.494
AMICA Library Year: 1999
Media Metadata Rights:
Copyright, The Cleveland Museum of Art
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