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A crowned prince on horseback attempting to kill a lion with a spear. Servant holding a knife ready for the attack.

Oil painting, ogive-shaped, maroufled on plywood.

Iran, Qajar art, second half 19th Century.

Dimensions: 131 x 101 cm (51 x 40 in.).

Condition report:
Bad state of condition in the lower section.

For similar hunting scenes attributed to the Mohammad Shah's era, see S.J. Falk, Qajar Paintings , Persian Oil Paintings of the 18th and 19th Centuries, London, 1972, n° 51 and 52.

Provenance : Collection Rockfeller

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