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Nasiruddin 1 - Egypt - A painting of a man in a blue uniform

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Nasir ud-Din Shah Qajar (r.1850-95), by a European painter, later 1800's
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"NASIR AL-DIN SHAH QAJAR. EUROPEAN ARTIST, SECOND HALF 19TH CENTURY. Oil on board, he stands in an interior beside a chair dressed in blue coat with embroidered jacket over it, a tall black cap with jewelled and feathered ornament, a sword in one hand, inscription possibly reading "Mayer", framed and glazed. 8½ x 7in. (21.6 x 17.6cm.).

Lot Notes: This painting is worked from an official photograph of Nasir al-Din Shah posing by a chair, published in Layla Diba and Maryam Ekhtiar, Royal Persian Paintings: The Qajar Epoch 1785-1925, New York, 1998, no.87, p.262."

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1850 - 1860
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