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Illustrated Poetry and Epic Images: Persian Painting of the 1330s and 1340s

Illustrated Poetry and Epic Images: Persian Painting of the 1330s and 1340s

Swietochowski, Marie Lukens, and Stefano Carboni, with essays by A. H. Morton and Tomoko Masuya
1994
148 pages
93 illustrations
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Preface
Daniel Walke

The Illustrations in the Munis al-ahrar
Stefano Carboni

Catalogue numbers 1–7
Stefano Carboni

The Mu'nis al-ahrar and Its Twenty-ninth Chapter
A.H. Morton

The Metropolitan Museum of Art's Small Shahnama
Marie Lukens Swietochowski

Catalogue numbers 8–48
Marie Lukens Swietochowski

The Condition of The Metropolitan Museum of Art's Small Shahnama and the Reconstruction of Its Text
Tomoko Masuya

Selected Bibliography

Folio from a Mu'nis al-ahrar fi daqa'iq al-ash'ar (The Free Man's Companion to the Subtleties of Poems) of Jajarmi, Muhammad ibn Badr al-Din Jajarmi  Iranian, Ink, opaque watercolor, and gold on paper
Muhammad ibn Badr al-Din Jajarmi
dated 741 AH/1340–41 CE
Folio from a Mu'nis al-ahrar fi daqa'iq al-ash'ar (The Free Man's Companion to the Subtleties of Poems) of Jajarmi, Muhammad ibn Badr al-Din Jajarmi  Iranian, Ink, opaque watercolor, and gold on paper
Muhammad ibn Badr al-Din Jajarmi
dated 741 AH/1341 CE
"Bizhan Slaughters the Wild Boars of Irman", Folio from a Shahnama (Book of Kings), Abu'l Qasim Firdausi  Iranian, Ink, opaque watercolor, and gold on paper
Multiple artists/makers
dated 741 AH/1341 CE
"Bizhan Slaughters the Wild Boars of Irman", Folio from a Shahnama (Book of Kings), Abu'l Qasim Firdausi  Iranian, Ink, opaque watercolor, and gold on paper
Abu'l Qasim Firdausi
ca. 1300–30
"Nushirvan Eating Food Brought by the Sons of Mahbud", Folio from a Shahnama (Book of Kings), Abu'l Qasim Firdausi  Iranian, Ink, opaque watercolor, and gold on paper
Abu'l Qasim Firdausi
1330s
"Zal is Restored to his Father Sam by the Simurgh", Folio from a Shahnama (Book of Kings), Abu'l Qasim Firdausi  Iranian, Ink, opaque watercolor, silver, and gold on paper
Abu'l Qasim Firdausi
ca. 1300–30
"Rustam Kills the White Div", Folio from a Shahnama (Book of Kings), Abu'l Qasim Firdausi  Iranian, Ink, opaque watercolor, silver, and gold on paper
Abu'l Qasim Firdausi
ca. 1300–30
"Faramarz Slays Varazad", Folio from a Shahnama (Book of Kings) of Abu'l Qasim Firdausi, Abu'l Qasim Firdausi  Iranian, Ink, opaque watercolor, gold, and silver on paper
Abu'l Qasim Firdausi
ca. 1330–40
"Rustam Comes from Kabul to Pay Homage to Kai Khusrau", Folio from a Shahnama (Book of Kings) of Firdausi, Abu'l Qasim Firdausi  Iranian, Ink, opaque watercolor, gold, and silver on paper
Abu'l Qasim Firdausi
ca. 1330–40
"Kai Kavus Falls from the Sky", Folio from a Shahnama (Book of Kings) of Firdausi, Abu'l Qasim Firdausi  Iranian, Ink, opaque watercolor, gold, and silver on paper
Abu'l Qasim Firdausi
ca. 1330–40
Page of Calligraphy from a Shahnama (Book of Kings), Abu'l Qasim Firdausi  Iranian, Ink, opaque watercolor, gold, and silver on paper; cloth cover
Abu'l Qasim Firdausi
ca. 1330–40
"Zal in the Simurgh's Nest", Folio from a Shahnama (Book of Kings), Abu'l Qasim Firdausi  Iranian, Ink, opaque watercolor, gold, and silver on paper
Abu'l Qasim Firdausi
ca. 1330–40
"Zal delivers Sam's letter to Manuchihr", Folio from a Shahnama (Book of Kings) of Firdausi, Abu'l Qasim Firdausi  Iranian, Ink, opaque watercolor, gold, and silver on paper
Abu'l Qasim Firdausi
ca. 1330–40
"Sam Comes to Inspect Rustam", Folio from a Shahnama (Book of Kings), Abu'l Qasim Firdausi  Iranian, Ink, opaque watercolor, gold, and silver on paper
Abu'l Qasim Firdausi
ca. 1330–40
"The Combat of Qaran and Afrasiyab", Folio from a Shahnama (Book of Kings), Abu'l Qasim Firdausi  Iranian, Ink, opaque watercolor, gold, and silver on paper
Abu'l Qasim Firdausi
ca. 1330–40
"Rustam Lassos Rakhsh," Folio from a Shahnama (Book of Kings) of Firdausi, Abu'l Qasim Firdausi  Iranian, Ink, opaque watercolor, gold, and silver on paper
Abu'l Qasim Firdausi
ca. 1330–40
"Rustam Kills the White Div", Folio from a Shahnama (Book of Kings), Abu'l Qasim Firdausi  Iranian, Ink, opaque watercolor, gold, and silver on paper
Abu'l Qasim Firdausi
ca. 1330–40
"Rustam Captures the Shah of Sham and the Shah of Berber", Folio from a Shahnama (Book of Kings) of Firdausi, Abu'l Qasim Firdausi  Iranian, Ink, opaque watercolor, gold, and silver on paper
Abu'l Qasim Firdausi
ca. 1330–40
"The Combat of Tus and Human," Folio from a Shahnama (Book of Kings), Abu'l Qasim Firdausi  Iranian, Ink, opaque watercolor, gold, and silver on paper
Abu'l Qasim Firdausi
ca. 1330–40
"The Combat of Rustam and Ashkabus", Folio from a Shahnama (Book of Kings), Abu'l Qasim Firdausi  Iranian, Ink, opaque watercolor, gold, and silver on paper
Abu'l Qasim Firdausi
ca. 1330–40
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Swietochowski, Marie Lukens, and Stefano Carboni. 1994. Illustrated Poetry and Epic Images: Persian Painting of the 1330s and 1340s. New York: Metropolitan Museum of Art.