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An illustrated and illuminated leaf from a manuscript of Firdausi’s Shahnameh: a ruler having an audience, Persia, Safavid, 17 century
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An illustrated and illuminated leaf from a manuscript of Firdausi’s Shahnameh: a ruler having an audience, Persia, Safavid, 17 century
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An illustrated and illuminated leaf from a manuscript of Firdausi’s Shahnameh: a ruler having an audience, Persia, Safavid, 17 century
ink and gouache heightened with gold on paper, 14 lines to the page written above and below the painting, divided into 4 columns, written in nasta’liq in black ink, ruled in red, green, gold and blue, reverse with 25 lines of text
painting: 23.9 by 18.2cm.
leaf: 30.6 by 23.4cm.
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Provenance

Ex-collection Joe and Hellen Darion, New York.
Acquired from A. Demirdjian.

Exhibited

Olsen Travelling Exhibition, Persian Miniature no. 62 (label on reverse of frame).
On loan:
North Carolina Museum of Art, 1962 (loan number Olsen Persian Miniature TL.62.10.62, label on reverse of frame).

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