Persian Musketeer of Shah Abbas


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A larger image of Portrait of Shah Abbas I on Horseback
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



See also Another Persian Musketeer of Shah Abbas . Persian Musketeers of the Chehel Sotoun
Persian Illustrations of Costume & Soldiers


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