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"Bahram Chubina Slays the Lion-Ape", Folio from the Shahnama (Book of Kings) of Shah Tahmasp

Abu'l Qasim Firdausi
(935–1020)

Artist: Painting attributed to Mir Musavvir (active 1525–60)
Artist: Painting attributed to Qasim ibn 'Ali (active ca. 1525–60)
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. 11 1/16 in. (28.1 cm) W. 7 3/4 in. (19.7 cm) Entire Page: H. 18 1/2 in. (47 cm) W. 11 3/16 in. (28.4 cm) Mat: H. 22 in. (55.9 cm) W. 16 in. (40.6 cm)
Classification: Codices
Credit Line: Gift of Arthur A. Houghton Jr., 1970
Accession Number: 1970.301.74

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