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Portrait of Ismail, Ambassador of the Persian Shah Tahmasp I

A work made of engraving in black on ivory laid paper.

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  • A work made of engraving in black on ivory laid paper.

Date:

1562

Artist:

Melchior Lorck
Danish, 1526 or 1527–after 1588

About this artwork

Status

Currently Off View

Department

Prints and Drawings

Artist

Melchior Lorichs

Title

Portrait of Ismail, Ambassador of the Persian Shah Tahmasp I

Place

Denmark (Artist's nationality)

Date

1562

Medium

Engraving in black on ivory laid paper

Inscriptions

Inscribed verso, upper center, in graphite: “Franck / 2. Aug ‘825”; lower left, in graphite: “5092”; lower center, in graphite: “C19941 / ___ / Erik Fischer”; lower left corner, in graphite: “FL 5 / 2 cm / B. 15 II / W__ L ___ 25. 3 I”; lower left corner, in pen and black ink: “belle Ep- 5”

Dimensions

415 × 289 mm (plate/sheet)

Credit Line

The Amanda S. Johnson and Marion J. Livingston Endowment Fund

Reference Number

2022.50

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