"Rescue of Bizhan by Piran", Folio from a Shahnama (Book of Kings) of Firdausi

Author: Abu'l Qasim Firdausi (935–1020)
Object Name: Folio from an illustrated manuscript
Date: ca. 1610
Geography: India, Deccan, Bijapur
Culture: Islamic
Medium: Ink, opaque watercolor, and gold on paper
Dimensions: Page: 7 7/8 x 4 3/4 in. (20 x 12.1cm) Painting: 5 3/16 x 2 3/4 in. (13.2 x 7cm)
Classification: Codices
Credit Line: Gift of Wendy Findlay, 1983
Accession Number: 1983.354.1

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