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Asian Art

Desert Finch Perched on a Rock

ca. 1650

Ink and opaque watercolor on paper

without mounting: 5 7/8 × 3 7/16 in. (14.9 × 8.8 cm)
with mounting: 12 × 9 1/8 in. (30.5 × 23.2 cm)
The Vera M. and John D. MacDonald, B.A. 1927, Collection, Gift of Mrs. John D. MacDonald
2001.138.10
Geography: 
Iran
Culture: 
Iranian/Persian, Islamic
Period: 
Safavid dynasty (1501–1722)
Classification: 
Paintings
Provenance: 

Sale Collection Sevadjian, Paris, March, 1961, lot 49; sold to Vera M. MacDonald and John D. MacDonald, Boston, Mass., tNovember, March, 1961; given to the Yale University Art Gallery, New Haven, Conn., 2001

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