Firdawsi's "Shahnama": Khusraw at the Gate of Shirin's Palace

Persian
Safavid
late 16th century


Object Place: probably Shiraz, Iran

Dimensions

29 x 23 cm (11 7/16 x 9 1/16 in.)

Accession Number

06.131

Medium or Technique

Ink, opaque watercolor and gold on paper

Not On View

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Books and manuscripts

Inscription

Inscribed on back: "This is a picture of Khusraw Parviz...1314...Abbas Quli came from Isfahan to Tehran. When he came I saw him."

Provenance

1906, gift to the MFA by Denman Waldo Ross, Cambridge, MA. (Accession date: March 8, 1906)

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection