Folio from a Shahnama [?] (Book of kings) by Firdawsi (d.1020); Battle scene

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Maker(s)
Artist: Mahmud Musawwir
Historical period(s)
Safavid period, 1525-1550
School
Tabriz or Qazvin School
Medium
Color and gold on paper
Dimensions
H x W: 32.2 x 20.6 cm (12 11/16 x 8 1/8 in)
Geography
Iran, Tabriz or Qazvin
Credit Line
Purchase — Charles Lang Freer Endowment
Accession Number
F1954.4
On View Location
Currently not on view
Classification(s)
Painting
Type

Detached manuscript folio

Keywords
battle, Iran, percussion instrument, Safavid period (1501 - 1722), Shahnama, WWII-era provenance
Provenance
Provenance information is currently unavailable
Previous Owner(s)

Hagop Kevorkian 1872 - 1962

Collection Area(s)
Arts of the Islamic World
Web Resources
Google Cultural Institute
Rights Statement

Copyright with museum

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