Shepherd in a landscape with goats

Era: Safavid Period, Iran.
Date: 1643
Material and Technique: Ink and color on paper
Size: 6.0 x 10.5 cm
Kept in the Smithsonian's Museums of Asian Arts, Washington DC, USA
Source: [1]

This painting is simple yet elegant. It depicts a shepherd and a dog plus three goats in the background. This simple form was later adapted by prominent contemporary artists such as Hossein Behzad.