A Heavily Armed Uzbek Warrior

Safavid Period, Iran
16th Century
Materials and technique: Gouache heightened with gold on paper
Size: 17.3 x 10.5 cm
Sold at Christie's auction.
Sources: [1],[2]
نقاشی جنگجوی ازبک
A heavily armed Uzbek warrior with a very finely painted face kneels upon a medallion carpet wearing a robe with short sleeves and an adorned fur hat. His weapons include a mace, daggers, a bow and arrows, and a saber. The man's hat looks very interesting, somewhat similar to that of Robin Hood.