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Persian Artist – name unknown
Mother and Child, circa 1970s
 
Ink on paper
71.5cm x 41.5cm
Loaned by The Rt Revd Guli Francis-Dehqani, Bishop of Chelmsford
 
Mother and Child
As far as Bishop Guli is aware, the picture was made by a Persian artist for a CMS missionary in Iran called Robin Waterfield, who retired back to England. In the early 2000s, and approximately 2 years prior to his death, Robin gifted the picture to Bishop Guli. The Persian style mother and child is seen from the head-dress down to the shoes. The picture is drawn in white ink and dates from the 1970’s.