Shahnamah

Shahnamah

Description:
Recto: Taynush before Iskandar (?) (right) and Iskandar's Visit to the Brahmins (left)
Author:
Abu al-Qasim Firdausi (940–1019 or 1025)
Copyist:
Unknown
Language:
Persian
Medium:
Ink, opaque watercolor, and gold on paper
Location:
Iran, Tabriz
Dimensions:
Folio: H. 59.5 cm; W. 40.4 cm
Date:
ca. 1330–1340
Inventory Number:
S1986.105.1
Lender:
Arthur M. Sackler Gallery, Smithsonian Institution
Credit:
Purchase — Smithsonian Unrestricted Trust Funds, Smithsonian Collections Acquisition Program, and Dr. Arthur M. Sackler
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, D.C.: Purchase — Smithsonian Unrestricted Trust Funds, Smithsonian Collections Acquisition Program, and Dr. Arthur M. Sackler