A Large Portrait of a Qajar Prince - Possibly Abbas Mirza

Painting.
Era: Qajar Period, Persia.
Date: 1800s.
Material and Techniques: Oil on canvas.
Size: 172 by 81.5 cm.
Sold on Sotheby's auction.
Source: [1].

This large portrait is sold on Sotheby's. The work is attributed to Mihr Ali. It is possibly a portrait of Crown Prince Abbas Mirza. One interesting observation about such paintings in this period, is the narrow waist of royal subjects to the extent that they somewhat look feminine.