W.682, Single leaf of a youth with a falcon
This Safavid drawing depicts a kneeling young man with a falcon. It dates to the late tenth century AH / sixteenth CE or early eleventh century AH / seventeenth CE and was likely produced in Qazvin or Isfahan. Gilt and blue pigment are used to highlight the figure's clothing. Polychrome floral decoration in a decorative arch fills the upper portion of the composition.
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