Old wise man with four visitors kneeling in front of him

On a piece of bare ground in a green field an old man with a beard sits on the left under a tree with a white bark, on the right in front of him three bearded men are kneeling, in the foreground a fourth, younger figure with a pointed hat; two columns of text in Persian above and below and on the back. The depiction is in the center of the page and covers the width of two columns of text located above and below the depiction and also on the back of the leaf, almost at the top of the verso is a wide blue band with writing in white horizontally across the vertical columns.

Watercolour and gold on paper


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1790 – 1810

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