Anatomy of an Artwork – A Qajar Royal Portrait

London | April 2014

This resplendent royal portrait of Fath 'Ali Shah, depicting the eminent ruler of the Qajar dynasty, is an exemplary model of the the canon of life-size portraits commissioned by the monarch. This exquisite portrait is one of the exceptional offerings from the Arts of the Islamic World sale, to be held in London on 9 April. 

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