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Arts from Persia and Iran

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

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