Shahnama (Book of Kings)

Shahnama (Book of Kings)

Double-folio from a Shahnama (Book of Kings) by Firdawsi; A Royal Hunt circa 1590-1600 Safavid period Opaque watercolor and gold on paper H: 36.8 W: 19.5 cm Iran Purchase--Smithsonian Unrestricted Trust Funds, Smithsonian Collections Acquisition Program, and Dr. Arthur M. Sackler S1986.188.1-2

Double-folio from a Shahnama (Book of Kings) by Firdawsi; A Royal Hunt circa 1590-1600 Safavid period Opaque watercolor and gold on paper H: 36.8 W: 19.5 cm Iran Purchase--Smithsonian Unrestricted Trust Funds, Smithsonian Collections Acquisition Program, and Dr. Arthur M. Sackler S1986.188.1-2

Rustam recues Bizhan from the pit Illustration to the Shahnameh by Mu’in Musawwir Isfahan, Iran Gouache on paper

Rustam recues Bizhan from the pit Illustration to the Shahnameh by Mu’in Musawwir Isfahan, Iran Gouache on paper

Firdawsi: Shaname. Birth and Childhood of Zal with Simurgh.

Firdawsi: Shaname. Birth and Childhood of Zal with Simurgh.

Shahnama (Book of Kings)

Shahnama (Book of Kings)

"The Feast of Sada", Folio from the Shahnama (Book of Kings) of Shah Tahmasp

"The Feast of Sada", Folio from the Shahnama (Book of Kings) of Shah Tahmasp

The Feast of Sada: From the Shahnama (Book of Kings) of Shah Tahmasp, ca. 1525

The Feast of Sada: From the Shahnama (Book of Kings) of Shah Tahmasp, ca. 1525

Title Zal greeting Category Persian Painting Object Name Firdawsi. Shahnamah

Title Zal greeting Category Persian Painting Object Name Firdawsi. Shahnamah

Title Zal greeting Category Persian Painting Object Name Firdawsi. Shahnamah

Title Zal greeting Category Persian Painting Object Name Firdawsi. Shahnamah

Firdawsi's Shahnama: Gudarz advises Tus to lead the Iranian troops in a surprise night raid. Persian and Turkish. Safavid and Ottoman Period. A.D. 1562–83 (A.H. 970–91) Calligrapher Muhammad al-Qivam of Shiraz

Firdawsi's Shahnama: Gudarz advises Tus to lead the Iranian troops in a surprise night raid. Persian and Turkish. Safavid and Ottoman Period. A.D. 1562–83 (A.H. 970–91) Calligrapher Muhammad al-Qivam of Shiraz

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