Firdawsi's "Shahnama": Sudabha's Trick: two dead babies of Ahreman and the witch are shown to Kai Kaus

Indian or Persian
Late 15th century


Object Place: Northern India

Dimensions

25.2 x 22.6 cm (9 15/16 x 8 7/8 in.)

Accession Number

15.12

Medium or Technique

Opaque watercolor and gold on paper

Not On View

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Books and manuscripts

Inscription

Inscription in front: Four columns of Persian text, now obscured by image and cut off at top. Small inscription on throne. Inscription in back: Four columns of Persian text, cut off at top.

Provenance

Given to the MFA by Denman Waldo Ross in 1915.

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection