Portrait of a Portuguese

Safavid period, Iran
Date: (1501–1722), mid-17th century
Artist: Riza Abbasi
Materials and Techniques: Ink, opaque watercolor, and gold on paper
Size of the page: H. 12 1/4 in. (31.1 cm), W. 7 1/4 in. (18.4 cm)
Kept in Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York.
Sources: [1], [2]
نقاشی یک پرتغالی - دوره صفوی - موزه متروپلیتن نیو یورک
The arrival of European traders was soon reflected in the art of Safavid Iran. Male dress, poses from oil portraits, and the depiction of architecture and landscapes were all incorporated into traditional Persian paintings. Here the languid, handsome youth popular in many early seventeenth-century albums appears in the type of costume worn by Portuguese visitors to the court.- According to the website