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Inscription: The signature on the back of the image reads: "The sinner 'Imad al-Hasani. May God forgive his sins."In Persian langauge and in Nast’liq scrip part of poem of Shāhnma of Ferdowsī, story گفتار اندر خان پنجم و کشتن اسفندیار سیمرغ را (speech regarding the fifth joust and death of Simurgh by the hand of ᾽Isfandiyār)
(Abu’l-Qasim Feardowsi,The Shāhnāmeh (The book of kings), ed, Djalal Khalqi- Muṭlagh, Mazda publishers in association with Bibliotheca Persica, Costa Mesa, California and New York, 1997, vol.5, p243).
Jack S. Rofe, Scotland (until 1929; his sale, Sotheby's, London, December 12, 1929, no. 457); [ E. Beghian, London, in 1931]; [ Hagop Kevorkian, New York, by 1935]; [ Kevorkian Foundation, New York, by 1953–55; sold to MMA]
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