In semi-European uniform an attendant on Shah ‘Abbas marches beside his master. The gun is also clearly developed from
European models. Sir Robert Sherley was credited with having reorganized the Persian infantry and artillery which made
the Turks ‘quake of a Sherley fever.’|
p286 The Age of Expansion, Europe and the World 1559-1660 Hugh Trevor-Roper (Ed.)
Portrait of Shah Abbas I on Horseback|
Accompanied by two hunters. Colors old rose, red, green, gold. Background olive green. Varnished.
Museum of Fine Arts Boston
Accession Number: 14.643