An illustrated album page depicting the Raising of Lazarus by Christ, watched by family and disciples, two angels in the background, within a border with animals and birds in their natural habitat, an amorous couple in the left border Qajar Persia, late 19th Century

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Lot 44
An illustrated album page depicting the Raising of Lazarus by Christ, watched by family and disciples, two angels in the background, within a border with animals and birds in their natural habitat, an amorous couple in the left border
Qajar Persia, late 19th Century

£ 2,000 - 3,000
US$ 2,500 - 3,700
An illustrated album page depicting the Raising of Lazarus by Christ, watched by family and disciples, two angels in the background, within a border with animals and birds in their natural habitat, an amorous couple in the left border
Qajar Persia, late 19th Century
gouache in colour and gold on paper, laid down on board, inner margins decorated with an intertwining floral motif in gold, Persian inscription in nasta'liq giving the subject, now faded, creased, corners frayed, framed
265 x 380 mm.

Footnotes

  • Compare with another illustrated album page with a depiction of a Christian subject, within a richly decorated border featuring animals, signed by Husain, Qajar Persia, circa 1880, sold in these rooms, Bonhams, Islamic and Indian Art, 1st May 2003, lot 98.
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