Dervish in landscape smoking a pipe

Artist: Muhammad Muhsin
Historical period(s)
Safavid period, 1630s-1640s
Ink and color on paper
H x W (drawing): 16.8 × 9.4 cm (6 5/8 × 3 11/16 in)
Credit Line
Purchase — Charles Lang Freer Endowment
Freer Gallery of Art
Accession Number
On View Location
Currently not on view

Album leaf with drawing

dervish, Iran, landscape, Safavid period (1501 - 1722)
Provenance research underway.
Published References
  • Edgar Blochet. Catalogue of an Exhibition of Persian Paintings...held at the Gallery Demotte Inc. Exh. cat. New York. cat. 116.
  • Islamic Art: An Exhibition of Metalwork, Pottery, Textiles, and Persian Calligraphy and Miniatures Lent by Heeramaneck Galleries, New York. Exh. cat. Washington. p. 10.
  • Dr. Esin Atil. The Brush of the Masters: Drawings from Iran and India. Exh. cat. Washington, 1978. cat. 25, p. 62.
  • Dr. Esin Atil. Emperors, Peris, and Demons in Near Eastern Art. Washington, November 1978. p. 147.
  • Alexandra van Puyvelde. Man Holding a Pomegranate, signed kamineh Riza-yi 'Abbasi: A Contribution to the Study of Safawid Drawing and 19th Century Archaism. Brussels. p. 230.
  • Abolala Soudavar, Milo Cleveland Beach. Art of the Persian Courts: Selections from the Art and History Trust Collection. New York. cat. 84, p. 301.
Collection Area(s)
Arts of the Islamic World
Web Resources
Google Cultural Institute
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