"Luhrasp Hears from the Returning Paladins of the Vanishing Kai Khusrau", Folio from a Shahnama (Book of Kings) of Firdausi

Author: Abu'l Qasim Firdausi (935–1020)
Artist: Painting attributed to Siyavush (ca. 1536–1610)
Dedicatee: Shah Isma'il (r. 1576–77)
Object Name: Folio from an illustrated manuscript
Date: 1576–77
Geography: Iran, Qazvin
Culture: Islamic
Medium: Ink, opaque watercolor, and gold on paper
Dimensions: H. 18 1/2 in. (47 cm) W. 12 5/8 in. (32.1 cm)
Classification: Codices
Credit Line: Rogers Fund, 1935
Accession Number: 35.48

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