Persian Painting: A Father Advises His Son About Love

Persian Painting: A Father Advises His Son About Love c. 1540

A Father Advises His Son About Love c. 1540
Origin: From the Haft Awrang of Jami made for Soltan Ibrahim Mirza, 1556 to 1565.

A Father Advises His Son About Love c. 1540
A Father Advises His Son About Love c. 1540
A Father Advises His Son About Love c. 1540
A Father Advises His Son About Love c. 1540
A Father Advises His Son About Love c. 1540
A Father Advises His Son About Love c. 1540
Here we see a man in old fashioned leggings. He is playing a Cura, which is a lute that is a little smaller than a Baglama. There is a bit of humor here, as we see the horse about to take the man's hat.

A Father Advises His Son About Love c. 1540
Please note the man's foot in the tiny stream. The stream is silver and, unfortunately, it has tarmished, leaving the picture less attractive than it once was.