Persian in European dress, 1630


A portrait of a young man in European clothes feeding wine to a dog; it indicates increasing European presence in Isfahan.
School of Riza Abassi. Detroit Institute of Arts/Bridgeman Art Library, London.
From p193 The Mughal Emperors: And the Islamic Dynasties of India, Iran, and Central Asia by Francis Robinson



See also A Young Man Entertained Outdoors, an illustration from a Diwan of Baqi, 1636
Persia Illustrations of Costume & Soldiers
Other 17th Century Illustrations of Costume & Soldiers


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