Royal Portrait of Fath ‘Ali Shah to be Offered at Auction in London | ArtsIslamica

Royal Portrait of Fath ‘Ali Shah to be Offered at Auction in London | ArtsIslamica

The Arts of the Islamic World auction to be held at Sotheby’s, London, on April 9th 2014 is led by a magnificent Qajar royal portrait of Fath ‘Ali Shah. Estimated at £1,500,000 – £2,500,000, this life-size portrait is one of sixteen that are recorded, of which only four are present in Western museum collections. Fath ‘Ali Shah was the pre-eminent Qajar emperor of Persia

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