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Title

recto: Kay Khusrau, Farangis and Giv cross the River Jihun verso: four columns of text written in nasta'liq script. Folio from the Shahnameh (Book of kings)

circa 1590


Artists

Unknown Artist


Details


Other Titles

Kay Khusraw crossing the River Jihun (recto) part of the text of the Shah-nama (verso)

verso: Leaf from a dispersed manuscript of Firdausi, 'Shahnama'


Place where the work was made

Iran


Date

circa 1590


Media categories

Miniature , Manuscripts


Materials used

gouache and gold leaf on paper


Dimensions

23.5 x 17.5 cm


Credit

Bequest of Miss G. Griffith 1968


Location

Not on display


Accession number

EP2.1968



Place

Where the work was made
Iran

Shown in 2 exhibitions

Exhibition history


Referenced in 2 publications

Bibliography


Barbara Brend, Love and Devotion: From Persia and Beyond, 'Love and Devotion in the 'Shahnama' of Firdausi', pgs. 23-38., Victoria, 2012, 28-29, 31 (colour illus.). Chapter 2

Treasure Ships. Art in the Age of Spices, Adelaide, 2015, 153, 329 (colour illus.). cat. no. 278