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Firdawsi's Shahnama: Battle Scene

Indian
Later Mughal period
18th century


Object Place: Northern India

Dimensions

30.6 x 21.2 cm (12 1/16 x 8 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

15.16

Medium or Technique

Opaque watercolor and gold on paper

Not On View

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Paintings

Inscription

Inscription in front: Four columns of Persian text, plus chapter heading in gold: "Zafar Yaflan-I-Iranian Va Kurakhalan-I-Afrasiyab". Inscription in back: Four columns of Persian text

Provenance

Given to the MFA by Denman Waldo Ross in 1915.

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection