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"Buzurjmihr Appears at Nushirvan's Fifth Assembly", Folio from the Shahnama (Book of Kings) of Shah Tahmasp

Abu'l Qasim Firdausi
(935–1020)

Artist: Painting attributed to Muzaffar 'Ali (active late 1520s–70s; d. ca. 1576)
Object Name: Folio from an illustrated manuscript
Date: ca. 1530–35
Geography: Iran, Tabriz
Culture: Islamic
Medium: Opaque watercolor, ink, silver, and gold on paper
Dimensions: Painting: H. 8 11/16 x W. 8 11/16 in. (H. 22.1 x W. 22.1 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: 1970.301.69

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