Sleeping Youth (verso), Illustration from a Single Page Manuscript

Opaque watercolor and gold on paper | 21 x 12.4cm | early 1600s

Riza-yi Abbasi

The Iranian painter Riza 'Abbasi spearheaded the new style with single figures, receding space, and partial modeling, influenced by European travelers to Iran and painters who accompanied foreign embassies, one being John the Dutchman who in 1626 pai...
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