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Disk (bi)

Goshikihara, from the series Twelve Scenes of the Japan Alps

The “jizuri” (self-produced) seal is printed in the left-hand margin, followed by the date and title. English title and artist’s signature in English is penciled in the bottom margin. The artist’s signature is written in ink within the image with the small oblong seal “Hiroshi” below.


Folio from a Shahnama (Book of kings) by Firdawsi (d.1020); verso: Kay Kavus and his flying machine; recto: text: Kay Kavus’ flight to the sky

Detached folio from a dispersed copy of the Shahnama (Book of kings) by Firdawsi; text: Persian in black nasta’liq script; recto: text, Kay Kavus’ flight to the sky, four columns, twenty-five lines; verso: illustration and text, Kay Kavus and his flying machine; one of a group of twenty-five folios. Border: The painting is set in …