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"Khusrau Parviz's Charge Against Bahram Chubina", Folio from the Shahnama (Book of Kings) of Shah Tahmasp

Abu'l Qasim Firdausi
(935–1020)

Artist: Painting attributed to Bashdan Qara (active ca. 1525–35)
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. 7 3/4 x W. 6 1/2 in. (H. 19.7 x W. 16.5 cm) Entire Page: H. 18 9/16 x W. 12 3/8 in. (H. 47.1 x W. 31.4 cm)
Classification: Codices
Credit Line: Gift of Arthur A. Houghton Jr., 1970
Accession Number: 1970.301.72

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