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Asian Art
Artist: Ali Naqi, active 1684–1702

Wryneck on a Branch

1700–1701

Ink and opaque watercolor on paper

without mounting: 5 9/16 × 4 1/8 in. (14.2 × 10.4 cm) with mounting: 11 3/4 × 9 3/4 in. (29.8 × 24.7 cm)
The Vera M. and John D. MacDonald, B.A. 1927, Collection, Gift of Mrs. John D. MacDonald
2001.138.8
Status: 
By appointment
Culture: 
Iranian, Islamic
Period: 
Safavid dynasty (1501–1736)
Classification: 
Paintings
Provenance: 

Collection Sevadjian, Paris, Sale November 1960; Vera M. and John D. MacDonald, Boston, Mass. to 2001; Yale University Art Gallery, New Haven, Conn.

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