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The Battle Between Rustem and Afrasiab, from a manuscript of Hafiz-i Abru’s Majma’ al-tawarikh

ca. 1425

Opaque watercolor on paper

sheet: 16 7/8 × 13 3/16 in. (42.9 × 33.5 cm)
image: 13 1/16 × 8 15/16 in. (33.2 × 22.7 cm)
other (Painting): 6 3/8 × 8 11/16 in. (16.2 × 22 cm)
Gift of Mrs. Wilson P. Foss, Jr.
Afghani, Islamic
Timurid dynasty (1370–1507)

Reza Mohamad Ghiasian, “The “Historical Style” of Painting for Shahrukh and Its Revival in the Dispersed Manuscript of Majma? al-Tawarikh,” Iranian Studies 48 no. 6 (2015): 899.

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