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"The Iranians Mourn Farud and Jarira", Folio 236r from the Shahnama (Book of Kings) of Shah Tahmasp

Author: Abu'l Qasim Firdausi
(935–1020)

Artist: Painting attributed to Mirza Muhammad Qabahat
Object Name: Folio from an illustrated manuscript
Date: ca. 1525–30
Geography: Iran, Tabriz
Culture: Islamic
Medium: Opaque watercolor, ink, silver, and gold on paper
Dimensions: Painting: H. 11 1/4 x W. 7 5/16 in. (H. 28.6 x W. 18.6 cm) Entire Page: H. 18 5/8 x W. 12 1/2 in. (H. 47.3 x W. 31.8 cm)
Classification: Codices
Credit Line: Gift of Arthur A. Houghton Jr., 1970
Accession Number: 1970.301.35

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