Scene from the Shahnama (Book of kings) by Firdawsi (d.1020)

Lithograph; Scene from the Shahnama (Book of kings) by Firdawsi; one of a group of six folios.

Historical period(s)
Qajar period, late 19th century
Medium
Hand-colored lithograph
Dimensions
H x W: 35.5 x 22.7 cm (14 x 8 15/16 in)
Geography
Iran
Credit Line
Purchase — Smithsonian Unrestricted Trust Funds, Smithsonian Collections Acquisition Program, and Dr. Arthur M. Sackler
Collection
Arthur M. Sackler Gallery
Accession Number
S1986.391
On View Location
Currently not on view
Classification(s)
Print
Type

Lithograph

Keywords
Henri Vever collection, Iran, Qajar period (1779 - 1925), ruler, Shahnama, WWII-era provenance
Provenance
Provenance information is currently unavailable
Description

Lithograph; Scene from the Shahnama (Book of kings) by Firdawsi; one of a group of six folios.

Published References
  • Pierre Centlivres, Micheline Dentlivres-Demont. Imageries Populairs en Islam. Genève. pp. 70-77, pl. 68-77.
Collection Area(s)
Arts of the Islamic World
Web Resources
Google Cultural Institute
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