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"The Besotted Iranian Camp Attacked by Night", Folio from the Shahnama (Book of Kings) of Shah Tahmasp

Abu'l Qasim Firdausi
(935–1020)

Artist: Painting attributed to Qadimi (active ca. 1525–65)
Workshop director: Aqa Mirak (active ca. 1525–60)
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 1/8 x W. 9 1/8 in. (H. 28.2 x W. 23.2 cm) Entire Page: H. 18 11/16 x W. 12 5/8 in. (H. 47.5 x W. 32.1 cm)
Classification: Codices
Credit Line: Gift of Arthur A. Houghton Jr., 1970
Accession Number: 1970.301.36

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