Portrait of a Young Qajar Prince Seated Cross-legged

Era: Qajar Period, Persia.
Date: early 19th century.
material: paper.
Size: 19.1 x 14.4 cm.
Kept in British Museum, London, UK.
Source: [1]

 From the 16th century on, paintings of attractive young men and women enjoyed great popularity in Iran. This work is a portrait of a young Qajar prince seated cross-legged on the floor, holding a closed fan in one hand while gazing at a piece of red fruit held in the other hand.