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The Seljuk Sultan Barkiaruq( r.1093–1104), the son of Malikshah (r. 1072–1092), from a Manuscript of Hafiz-i Abru’s Majma’ al-tawarikh

ca. 1425

Opaque watercolor, gold, and ink on paper

sheet: 16 15/16 × 13 3/16 in. (43 × 33.5 cm)
image: 14 1/2 × 10 1/16 in. (36.9 × 25.6 cm)
image (Painting): 4 7/8 × 9 15/16 in. (12.4 × 25.2 cm)
Gift of Wilson P. Foss, Jr., Ph.B. 1913
1952.51.9
Geography: 
Geography Afghanistan
Culture: 
Afghani, Islamic
Period: 
Timurid dynasty (1370–1507)
Classification: 
Paintings
Bibliography: 

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): 873, 888, 889, 899.

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