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This Persian miniature is attributed to the Shiraz and Timurid schools, ca. 1460. The painting is done in ink, opaque watercolor and gold leaf on paper. The scene, <em>The Death of Dara</em>, is part of the Shahnama of Firdausi, the Persian book of kings. 
Iranian
The Death of Dara, from the Shahnama of Firdausi
1455 - 1465
ink, opaque watercolor, and gold leaf | paper
Museum Purchase
1963/1.64
2003/1.363
2003/1.364
1984/2.1
1997/1.256
1997/1.260
This Persian miniature is attributed to the Shiraz and Timurid schools, ca. 1460. The painting is done in ink, opaque watercolor and gold leaf on paper. The scene, <em>Asfandiyar Slays a Dragon</em>, is part of the Shahnama of Firdausi, the Persian book of kings. 
1963/1.61
1959/1.155
1987/1.195.10
1955/1.183
This Persian miniature is attributed to the Shiraz and Timurid schools, ca. 1460. The painting is done in ink, opaque watercolor and gold leaf on paper. The scene, <em>Sikandar Goes on a Pilgrimage to the Kaaba</em>, is part of the Shahnama of Firdausi, the Persian book of kings. 
1963/1.65

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Arabic culture — by seth@whirl-i-gig.com (February 13 2017 @ 12:01 pm)
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