This miniature was inspired by another earlier work called Portrait of a Young Woman by Mirza Ali. Mohammadi was a Herat artist who worked for both the Safavi and the Uzbek. This piece seems to show a pronounced Uzbek influence.
Object name Manuscript Of The Guy U Chawgan Or Halnama (book Of Ecstasy) Of 'Arifi Geography Iran Period Safavid, circa 1580 CE Dynasty Safavid Materials and technique Ink, opaque watercolour, and gold on paper Dimensions x cm
A Youth Standing ca. Opaque watercolor and gold on paper mounted on an album page H: W: cm Isfahan, Iran Purchase--Smithsonian Unrestricted Trust Funds, Smithsonian Collections Acquisition Program, and Dr. Arthur M.