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"Kharrad Recognizes the "Princess" as being an Automaton", Folio from a Shahnama (Book of Kings)

Author:
Abu'l Qasim Firdausi (935–1020)
Calligrapher:
Hasan ibn Muhammad ibn `Ali ibn (?) Husaini, known as al-Mausili
Patron:
Commissioned by al-Hasan Qawam al-Daula wa'l-Din (ca. 1303–57)
Object Name:
Folio from an illustrated manuscript
Date:
A.H. 741/A.D. 1341
Geography:
Iran, Shiraz
Culture:
Islamic
Medium:
Ink, watercolor, and gold on paper
Dimensions:
Page: 14 1/4 x 11 1/2 in. (36.2 x 29.2 cm) Painting: 3 3/8 x 9 1/8 in. (8.6 x 23.2 cm) Text block: 11 7/16 x 9 1/2 in. (29 x 24.2 cm)
Classification:
Codices
Credit Line:
Rogers Fund, 1936
Accession Number:
36.113.3
Not on view
[ Hassan Khan Monif, New York, until 1936; sold to MMA]
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