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Title: "Yazdigird II Accedes to the Throne", Folio 592r from the Shahnama (Book of Kings) of Shah Tahmasp
Abu'l Qasim Firdausi (Iranian, Paj ca. 940/41–1020 Tus)
Painting attributed to Bashdan Qara (Iranian, active ca. 1525–1535)
Date: ca. 1530–35
Geography: Made in Iran, Tabriz
Medium: Opaque watercolor, ink, silver, and gold on paper
H. 7 1/8 in. (18.1 cm)
W. 6 3/4 in. (17.2 cm)
H. 18 11/16 in. (47.5 cm)
W. 12 1/2 in. (31.8 cm)
Credit Line: Gift of Arthur A. Houghton Jr., 1970
Accession Number: 1970.301.66
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