Khusrau spies on Shirin whilst she bathes, signed by Mirza Aqa Imami (1849-1929) in the year 1319 shamsi/AD 1940-41 Persia, 20th Century

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Lot 102
Khusrau spies on Shirin whilst she bathes, signed by Mirza Aqa Imami (1849-1929) in the year 1319 shamsi/AD 1940-41
Persia, 20th Century

Sold for £ 454 (US$ 601) inc. premium
Khusrau spies on Shirin whilst she bathes, signed by Mirza Aqa Imami (1849-1929) in the year 1319 shamsi/AD 1940-41
Persia, 20th Century
gouache on paper, in good condition, in a khatamkari frame, sold with a photograph of the artist
380 x 480 mm

Footnotes

  • Muhammad Mahdi, known as Mirza Aqa Imami naqqash-bashi Isfahani, studied in majma' al-sanayi' in Teheran and returned to Isfahan where he had a workshop and trained many painters. He worked in watercolour, lacquer, miniature painting, illumination and leather covers. He died in 1334 sh/1955. Two of his paintings were sold at Sotheby's in 1977 and 1983.
    Cf. M. A. Karimzadeh Tabrizi, The Lives and Art of Old Painters of Iran, vol. 3, 1991, pp. 1269-71.
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