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Lot 198: A PORTRAIT OF A MAN, SIGNED BY YAHYA GHAFFARI, PERSIA, QAJAR, DATED 1294 AH/1877 AD |
19 October 2016
London, United KingdomLive Auction
Description: gouache on paper, laid down on an album page with red and black inner borders, framed
In generally good overall condition, minor water stains, losses and repair to corners, thin tear to upper right hand edge, as viewed.
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painting: 28 by 18.3cm.
leaf: 47.5 by 34.5cm.
Literature: R. Hillenbrand (ed.), Persian Painting, from the Mongols to the Qajars, London, 2000, p.92, no.11.