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Title: "Zahhak is Told His Fate", Folio 29v from the Shahnama (Book of Kings) of Shah Tahmasp
Abu'l Qasim Firdausi (Iranian, Paj ca. 940/41–1020 Tus)
Painting attributed to Sultan Muhammad (Iranian, active first half 16th century)
Date: ca. 1524
Geography: Made in Iran, Tabriz
Medium: Opaque watercolor, ink, silver, and gold on paper
H. 7 3/8 in. (18.7 cm)
W. 12 15/16 in. (32.9 cm)
H. 12 9/16 in. (31.9 cm)
W. 18 1/2 in. (47 cm)
H. 22 in. (55.9 cm)
W. 16 in. (40.6 cm)
Credit Line: Gift of Arthur A. Houghton Jr., 1970
Accession Number: 1970.301.4
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