Fath Ali Shah, shah de Perse (1771-1834)

Fath Ali Shah, shah de Perse (1771-1834)

Fath Ali Shah, shah de Perse (1771-1834)
Ali Mihr (19e siËcle) (atelier de)
Paris, musÈe du Louvre

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Fath ‘Ali Shah was the first Persian ruler to take full advantage of large-scale portraits as symbols of power. He commissioned this painting, which shows him seated on his jewelled throne, as a diplomatic gift for Napoleon I.

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