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Album leaf; double portrait of a royal bodyguard (right) and a muskateer (left). The bearded bodygaurd stands, legs crossed, with eyes cast downwards while resting upon his long riffle.  Small bags and a daggar hang from the sash tied around his waist.  The mustakeer stands opposite, with his equally long riffle slung over his shoulder.  A long sword and purse hang from his tied sash, while a feather protrudes from his hat.  Void background.  Inscriptions appear above each figure.  Painted…

Royal bodyguard and a musketeer. Kaempfer's Album of Persian Costumes and Animals In 1683 Dr. Kaempfer joined the Swedish embassy to visit the Shah of Persia. The embassy traveled from Moscow, via Kazan, Astrakhan, across the Caspian Sea to Isfahan,

Unknown artist - Lady with a cat, c.1840 - Oil on canvas - Qajar, Iran (Persia)

Unknown artist - Lady with a cat, - Oil on canvas - Qajar, Iran (Persia) Traditionally thick connected eyebrows are a sign of beauty. Look at that cat!

Persian Costumes and Animals with Some Drawings by Cemphor - 17th c. Isfahan - British Museum

Persian Costumes and Animals with Some Drawings by Cemphor - c.

Double view of 1974,0617,0.1.10 and 1974,0617,0.1.11. Album leaves on paper.

Double view of 1974,0617,0.1.10 and 1974,0617,0.1.11. Album leaves on paper.

Album leaf; double portrait of an Indian woman (left) facing opposite a Georgian woman (right).  Indian woman holds a small, shallow cup in one hand an a large vessle in the other.  A turban wraps around her head, with a long shawl extending towards the ground.  Three strands of beads hang from her neck, while a translucent skirt draps over her pants, tied at her waist by a long sash.  The Georgian woman holds a piece of fruit (unidentifiable) in one hand, while the other clutches her sash…

Image gallery: Album of Persian Costumes and Animals with Some Drawings by Kaempfer

بانوی جوان نشسته با بادبزن، نگارگر ناشناس، آبرنگ بر روی کاغذ، مجموعه خصوصی بهمن بیانی. Watercolor portrait of an unknown woman. Date unknown. Private collection of Bahman Bayan

بانوی جوان نشسته با بادبزن، نگارگر ناشناس، آبرنگ بر روی کاغذ، مجموعه خصوصی بهمن بیانی. Watercolor portrait of an unknown woman. Date unknown. Private collection of Bahman Bayan

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