An illustrated leaf from from the Majalis al-‘Ushshaq by Kamal al-Din Husayn Hazurgahi (d. post 1503-04): a king honours Shaykh Sayf al-Din Bakharzi by running at his stirrup, Persia, Shiraz, late 15th/early 16th century
gouache heightened with gold on paper, 6 lines to the page above and below the painting, written in nasta’liq in black ink, reverse with 14 lines of text
painting: 15.5 by 14cm.
leaf: 30.8 by 18.6cm.
Ex-collection H.K. Monif, New York, 1940s, thence by descent.