PORTRAIT OF NOBLEMAN WITH A FALCON
June 30, 1610
Animals and Plants
Indian, Mughal Mughal period about 1610 Object Place: Northern India
Opaque watercolor and gold on paper
15.5 x 8 cm (6 1/8 x 3 1/8 in.)
Bartlett Collection—Museum purchase with funds from the Francis Bartlett Donation of 1912 and Picture Fund
NOT ON VIEW
Two lines of text: Cugan-i-kam dar kaf va guyi na-mizani/ Bazi cunin ba dast va shukari na-mikuni: "The club of desire in the hand, and you do not strike the ball!/Such a falcon in the hand, and you do not hunt!."
By 1912, Victor Goloubew (b. 1879 - d. 1945), Paris [see note 1]; 1914, sold by Goloubew through M. Meyer-Riefstahl to the MFA for $76,999.81 (total price for 14.532-700). (Accession Date: June 4, 1914)
 Victor Goloubew was born in Russia but lived in Paris by the time of this acquisition. He formed this collection of Persian and Indian miniature paintings and exhibited it at the Musée des Arts Décoratifs in Paris from 1912 to 1914 (Paull, Florence Virginia. "The Goloubew Collection of Persian and Indian Paintings." Museum of Fine Arts Bulletin. Vol. XIII. No. 74. (February 1915) 1-16).
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Thank You for Suggestion and replaced image with proper one.
This is not the same may be one of his great grand children ???