Firdawsi's "Shahnama": Mihran Sitad Choosing One of the Khagan's Five Daughters

Persian
Ilkhanid period
1317–35


Object Place: Tabriz, Iran

Dimensions

41.0 x 29.7 cm (16 1/8 x 11 11/16 in.)

Accession Number

22.392

Medium or Technique

Ink, gold, and opaque watercolor on paper

Not On View

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Books and manuscripts

Provenance

1922, sold by Georges Joseph DeMotte (b. 1877- d. 1923), Paris, to the MFA for $4,500 [1] . (Accession Date: March 17, 1922)

Notes:
[1] - Price is total for 22.392 and 22.393.

Credit Line

Helen and Alice Colburn Fund and Seth K. Sweetser Fund