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Item Details
Public
Available to everyone
Culture
Persian, Iranian, Islamic, Uzbeki
Title
Uzbek Prisoner
Date
late 18th–19th century
Material
Opaque watercolor on paper
Period
Qajar dynasty (1789–1925)
Measurements
image: 8 11/16 × 9 9/16 in. (22 × 24.3 cm) 13 9/16 × 9 5/8 in. (34.5 × 24.5 cm)
Repository
New Haven, CT: Yale University Art Gallery
Accession Number
1983.94.9
ID Number
91394
Notes
Provenance: M. Sevadjian, Paris; Mary Burns Foss # W 1494 ILL 43.567; Yale University Art Gallery, New Haven, Conn. Portraits of Uzbek prisoners in yokes appeared in Persian painting as early as the sixteenth century, and the motif continued as a theme into the nineteenth century. Members of an ethnic group from Central Asia, Uzbeks are identified by their style of clothing and weaponry. The inscriptions at either side of the painting mention the travels of the army from place to place.
Geography
Iran
Credit Line Reproduction
Yale University Art Gallery, Gift of Mary Burns Foss
Rights
Public Domain
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File Properties
File Name
ag-obj-91394-0001-pub-print-lg.tif
SSID
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