The death of Dara in the arms of Iskandar, from a Shahnama (Book of kings) by Firdawsi

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At A Glance

  • Period

    early 14th century
  • Geography

    Iran
  • Material

    Ink, opaque watercolor, gold and silver on paper
  • Dimension

    H x W: 10 x 12.6 cm (3 15/16 x 4 15/16 in)
  • Accession Number

    F1930.7
  • EDAN ID

    edanmdm:fsg_F1930.7

Object Details

  • Provenance

    To 1930
    Hagop Kevorkian (1872-1962), New York to 1930 [1]
    From 1930
    Freer Gallery of Art, purchased from Hagop Kevorkian, New York in 1930 [2]
    Notes:
    [1] Object file, undated folder sheet note. See also Freer Gallery of Art Purchase List file, Collections Management Office.
    [2] See note 1.
  • Collection

    Freer Gallery of Art Collection
  • Exhibition History

    Untitled Exhibition, Persian Manuscripts (May 5, 1933 to September 22, 1947)
    Untitled Exhibition, Shahnama and Chinese Art (March 24, 1930 to May 5, 1933)
  • Previous custodian or owner

    Hagop Kevorkian (1872-1962)
  • Origin

    Iran
  • Credit Line

    Purchase — Charles Lang Freer Endowment
  • Type

    Manuscript
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