Firdawsi's "Shahnama": Gudarz, on Behalf of Kaikaus, Does Battle with the Turanians

Indian or Persian
late 15th century


Object Place: Northern India

Dimensions

26.3 x 22.8 cm (10 3/8 x 9 in.)

Accession Number

15.7

Medium or Technique

Opaque watercolor and gold on paper

Not On View

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Books and manuscripts

Inscription

On front: Fragments of four columns of Persian text, obscured by the image and cut down at top and bottom. On back: Four columns of Persian text, cut off at top and bottom.

Provenance

Given to the MFA by Denman Waldo Ross in 1915.

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection