Horse-Guardsmen Meeting Naser-al-Din, Shah of Persia

Materials and technique: Watercolor, gouache and lead pencil,
Size: 19 x 26 cm
Origin: Hungary-Russia, 1873
Artist: Mihaly Zichy
kept in The State Hermitage Museum, St. Petersburg, Russia
Source: [1]

This drawing shows Naser al-Din Shah Qajar on his first visit to Europe in 1873. In Russia, he was the official guest of Tsar Alexander II.