Asian Art

Illustration from a manuscript of Firdawsi’s Shahnameh

ca. 1580–90

Opaque watercolor and gold on paper

29.2 x 20.3 cm (11 1/2 x 8 in.)
Hobart and Edward Small Moore Memorial Collection, Gift of Mrs. William H. Moore
1951.51.60
Culture: 
Persian, Iranian, Islamic
Period: 
Safavid period (1501–1732)
Classification: 
Paintings
Status: 
Viewable by appointment
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