Firdawsi's "Shahnama": Alexander Fights the Monster of Habash

Persian
Ilkhanid period
before 1335


Object Place: Tabriz, Iran

Dimensions

With borders: 59.1 x 39.7 cm (23 1/4 x 15 5/8 in.) Main support: 40.6 x 29.5 cm (16 x 11 5/8 in.)

Accession Number

30.105

Medium or Technique

Opaque watercolor, gold, and ink on paper

Not On View

Classifications

Books and manuscripts

Provenance

Denman Waldo Ross (b. 1853 - d. 1935), Cambridge, MA; 1930, gift of Ross to the MFA. (Accession Date: March 6, 1930)

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection