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Asian Art

“Tail and ears of Khusrau Parwiz’s horse are docked:” Folio from a Shahnama (Book of Kings) of Ferdowsi

ca 1540

Opaque watercolor, ink, and gold on paper

image: 7 11/16 × 4 1/8 in. (19.5 × 10.5 cm)
Gift of Mary Burns Foss
1983.94.14
Culture: 
Iranian/Persian, Islamic
Period: 
Safavid dynasty (1501–1722)
Classification: 
Paintings
Provenance: 

Mary Burns Foss (Mrs. Wilson P. Foss Jr.) (1896–1987); gift in 1983 to the Yale University Art Gallery, New Haven, Conn.

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