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"Birth of Zal", Folio from a Shahnama (Book of Kings)

Abu'l Qasim Firdausi (935–1020)

Artist:
Attributed to Siyavush (ca. 1536–1610)
Dedicatee:
Shah Isma'il (r. 1576–77)
Object Name:
Folio from an illustrated manuscript
Date:
1576–77
Geography:
Iran, Qazvin
Culture:
Islamic
Medium:
Ink, opaque watercolor, and gold on paper
Dimensions:
H. 17 3/4 in. (45.1 cm) W. 12 1/8 in. (30.8 cm)
Classification:
Codices
Credit Line:
Harris Brisbane Dick Fund, 1934
Accession Number:
34.72
449008

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