illustrated copy of the collection of poems (Dīvān) by Shams al-Dīn Muḥammad Ḥāfiz al-Shīrāzī who flourished in the 7th AH / 14th CE century. The present copy, containing four miniatures, was penned in an elegant nastaʿlīq hand in 946 AH / 1539 CE.

illustrated copy of the collection of poems (Dīvān) by Shams al-Dīn Muḥammad Ḥāfiz al-Shīrāzī who flourished in the 7th AH / 14th CE century. The present copy, containing four miniatures, was penned in an elegant nastaʿlīq hand in 946 AH / 1539 CE.

Isfandiyar's Funeral Procession: From the Great Mongol Shahnama (Book of Kings), 1330s Iran, probably Tabriz Ink, colors, and gold on paper 8 5/8 x 11 3/8 in. (22 x 29 cm) Purchase, Joseph Pulitzer Bequest, 1933 (33.70)

Isfandiyar's Funeral Procession: From the Great Mongol Shahnama (Book of Kings), 1330s Iran, probably Tabriz Ink, colors, and gold on paper 8 5/8 x 11 3/8 in. (22 x 29 cm) Purchase, Joseph Pulitzer Bequest, 1933 (33.70)

"Zal delivers Sam's letter to Manuchihr", Folio from a Shahnama (Book of Kings) of Firdausi Date: ca. 1330–40 Geography: Iran, probably Isfahan Medium: Ink, opaque watercolor, gold, and silver on paper Dimensions: Painting: H. 2 1/2 in. (6.4 cm) W. 4 5/16 in. (11 cm) Page: H. 8 in. (20.3 cm) W. 5 3/16 in. (13.2 cm) Mat: H. 19 1/4 in. (48.9 cm) W. 14 1/4 in. (36.2 cm) Metropolitan Museum of Art 1974.290.3

"Zal delivers Sam's letter to Manuchihr", Folio from a Shahnama (Book of Kings) of Firdausi Date: ca. 1330–40 Geography: Iran, probably Isfahan Medium: Ink, opaque watercolor, gold, and silver on paper Dimensions: Painting: H. 2 1/2 in. (6.4 cm) W. 4 5/16 in. (11 cm) Page: H. 8 in. (20.3 cm) W. 5 3/16 in. (13.2 cm) Mat: H. 19 1/4 in. (48.9 cm) W. 14 1/4 in. (36.2 cm) Metropolitan Museum of Art 1974.290.3

"Rustam Lassos Rakhsh", Folio from a Shahnama (Book of Kings) of Firdausi Date: ca. 1330–40 Geography: Iran, probably Isfahan Medium: Ink, opaque watercolor, gold, and silver on paper Dimensions: Painting: H. 1 11/16 in. (4.3 cm) W. 4 3/16 in. (10.6 cm) Page: H. 8 in. (20.3 cm) W. 5 1/8 in. (13 cm) Mat: H. 19 1/4 in. (48.9 cm) W. 14 1/4 in. (36.2 cm) Metropolitan Museum of Art 1974.290.6

"Rustam Lassos Rakhsh", Folio from a Shahnama (Book of Kings) of Firdausi Date: ca. 1330–40 Geography: Iran, probably Isfahan Medium: Ink, opaque watercolor, gold, and silver on paper Dimensions: Painting: H. 1 11/16 in. (4.3 cm) W. 4 3/16 in. (10.6 cm) Page: H. 8 in. (20.3 cm) W. 5 1/8 in. (13 cm) Mat: H. 19 1/4 in. (48.9 cm) W. 14 1/4 in. (36.2 cm) Metropolitan Museum of Art 1974.290.6

Arts of the Islamic World | Folio from a Divan (collected poems) by Hafiz (d. 1390); recto: Sufi dance; verso: text, Poem of God's me...

Arts of the Islamic World | Folio from a Divan (collected poems) by Hafiz (d. 1390); recto: Sufi dance; verso: text, Poem of God's me...

Shapur Discovers Mihrak's Daughter at the Well (painting, verso; text, recto), Illustrated folio from a manuscript of the Shahnama Other Titles Series/Book Title: Shahnama Manuscripts manuscript folio 1341 Places Creation Place: Middle East, Iran, Shiraz Period Inju period, 1303-1357 Persian

Shapur Discovers Mihrak's Daughter at the Well (painting, verso; text, recto), Illustrated folio from a manuscript of the Shahnama Other Titles Series/Book Title: Shahnama Manuscripts manuscript folio 1341 Places Creation Place: Middle East, Iran, Shiraz Period Inju period, 1303-1357 Persian

Iskandar's Iron Cavalry Battles King Fur of Hind (text, recto; painting, verso), illustrated folio from a manuscript of the Great Ilkhanid Shahnama (Book of Kings) Classification Manuscripts Work Type manuscript folio Date c. 1330-1340 Places Creation Place: Middle East, Iran, Tabriz Period Ilkhanid period Culture Persian

Iskandar's Iron Cavalry Battles King Fur of Hind (text, recto; painting, verso), illustrated folio from a manuscript of the Great Ilkhanid Shahnama (Book of Kings) Classification Manuscripts Work Type manuscript folio Date c. 1330-1340 Places Creation Place: Middle East, Iran, Tabriz Period Ilkhanid period Culture Persian

sandukht becomes aware of rudaba's actions shanameh 1335

sandukht becomes aware of rudaba's actions shanameh 1335

Bahram Gur in a Peasant's House, folio from the so-called 'Second Small Shahnama' Medium: Ink, opaque watercolors, gold on paper Dates: early 14th century Dynasty: Ilkhanid Period: Ilkhanid Period

Bahram Gur in a Peasant's House, folio from the so-called 'Second Small Shahnama' Medium: Ink, opaque watercolors, gold on paper Dates: early 14th century Dynasty: Ilkhanid Period: Ilkhanid Period

Nushirvan Eating Food Brought by the Sons of Mahbud: Folio from the Shahnama (Book of Kings), Ilkhanid period (1206–1353), 1330s Iran, Tabriz Ink, opaque watercolor, and gold on paper; page: H. 20 3/4 in. (52.7 cm), W. 15 1/8 in. (38.4 cm)

Nushirvan Eating Food Brought by the Sons of Mahbud: Folio from the Shahnama (Book of Kings), Ilkhanid period (1206–1353), 1330s Iran, Tabriz Ink, opaque watercolor, and gold on paper; page: H. 20 3/4 in. (52.7 cm), W. 15 1/8 in. (38.4 cm)

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