- Museum number
Sand-grouse / A young man; single-page drawing on a detached album folio containing two separate images on the same side. The upper region illustrates a detailed profile of a sand-grouse, while the lower half features a framed image of a young man dressed in a vogue coat with fur collar and cuffs and a tall hat. The young man stands with hands placed on waist. Void background. Inscribed.
Ink on paper.
- Production date
Height: 10.70 centimetres (bottom image)
Height: 5 centimetres (top image)
Width: 7.30 centimetres (bottom image)
Width: 10.60 centimetres (top image)
- Curator's comments
- This small portrait, mounted in an album, depicts a young man in a tall hat with three visible points, typical of the 18th century. Coats with narrow waists and fur collars and cuffs were in vogue from the mid-17th until the 19th century. (Canby 1993, p. 122)
- Not on display
- Acquisition date
- Acquisition notes
- Transferred from the Department of Oriental Manuscripts and Printed Books (OMPB).
- Middle East
- Registration number
- Additional IDs
Miscellaneous number: 7468