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Painter:
Unknown  Search this
Subject:
Nasservanjee  Search this
Medium:
Oil
Culture:
Asian Indian  Search this
Type:
Paintings
Owner/Location:
Peabody Essex Museum East India Square Salem Massachusetts 01970 Accession Number: M245
Date:
Ca. 1802
Notes:
"Portraits of Shipmasters & Merchants in the Peabody Museum of Salem," Peabody Museum, 1939, no. 84.
Summary:
Portrait of Nasservanjee seated beside a writing table, his body turned slightly to the left, his gaze directed toward the viewer, and a letter held in his lap with his left hand. He wears a blue turban, long white robes, a salmon scarf, and black shoes that curl up on the ends. Resting on the writing table to the left are an ink well, a quill pen, and writing paper.
Topic:
Portrait male--Full length  Search this
Occupation--Other--Businessman  Search this
Ethnic  Search this
Dress--Ethnic--Asian Indian Dress  Search this
Dress--Accessory--Hat  Search this
Object--Written Matter--Letter  Search this
Object--Other--Writing Tool  Search this
Primitive  Search this
Control number:
IAP 22660905
Data Source:
Art Inventories Catalog, Smithsonian American Art Museums
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_ari_270546