Colonel Henry Bathurst Hanna (1839-1914), London, to 1907 
From 1907 to 1919
Charles Lang Freer (1854-1919), purchased from Colonel Henry Bathurst Hanna in 1907 
Freer Gallery of Art, gift of Charles Lang Freer in 1920 
 See Reserve List of Persian Manuscripts and Miniatures, H.B.H. 92, pg. 9, Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives.
 See note 1.
 The original deed of Charles Lang Freer's gift was signed in 1906. The collection was received in 1920 upon the completion of the Freer Gallery.
- Previous Owner(s)
Charles Lang Freer 1854-1919
Colonel Henry Bathurst Hanna (C.L. Freer source) 1839 - 1914
Detached folio from a dispersed copy of the Shahnama (Book of kings) by Firdawsi; Rustam slaying the White Div; inscription; reverse: blank.
Border: The painting is set horizontally in gold, red, blue, and black rulings on cream-colored paper.
On the top: "Likeness of Rustam, third ordeal" [?]
- Published References
- James Waterson. The Ismaili Assassins: A History of Medieval Murder. London. pl. 5.
- Collection Area(s)
- Arts of the Islamic World
- Web Resources
- Google Cultural Institute
- Rights Statement
Copyright with museum