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Title: "Bahram Gur Pins the Coupling Onagers", Folio 568r from the Shahnama (Book of Kings) of Shah Tahmasp
Abu'l Qasim Firdausi (Iranian, Paj ca. 940/41–1020 Tus)
Painting attributed to Mir Sayyid 'Ali (Iranian, active India, Tabriz ca. 1510–1570s Agra or Mecca)
Date: ca. 1530–35
Geography: Made in Iran, Tabriz
Medium: Opaque watercolor, ink, silver, and gold on paper
H. 11 1/8 in. (28.3 cm)
W. 7 3/4 in. (19.7 cm)
H. 18 9/16 in. (47.1 cm)
W. 12 1/2 in. (31.8 cm)
H. 22 in. (55.9 cm)
W. 16 in. (40.6 cm)
Credit Line: Gift of Arthur A. Houghton Jr., 1970
Accession Number: 1970.301.62
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