"Rustam Captures Rakhsh", Folio from a Shahnama (Book of Kings)  Abu'l Qasim Firdausi  (935–1020)    Object Name:      Folio from an illustrated manuscript  Date:      mid-15th century  Geography:      India  Medium:      Main support: Ink, opaque watercolor, gold on paper Margins: Ink and gold on dyed paper  Dimensions:      7.25 in. high 7.62 in. wide (18.4 cm high 19.4 cm wide)  Classification:      Codices

Rustam Captures Rakhsh (Abu'l Qasim Firdausi CE Persian): Shahnama ("Book of Kings") (Mid Century CE Islamic Miniature Painting, India)) (The Metropolitan Museum of Art)

"Rustam Captures Rakhsh", Folio from a Shahnama (Book of Kings)  Abu'l Qasim Firdausi  (935–1020)    Object Name:      Folio from an illustrated manuscript  Date:      mid-15th century  Geography:      India  Medium:      Main support: Ink, opaque watercolor, gold on paper Margins: Ink and gold on dyed paper  Dimensions:      7.25 in. high 7.62 in. wide (18.4 cm high 19.4 cm wide)  Classification:      Codices

Rustam Captures Rakhsh (Abu'l Qasim Firdausi CE Persian): Shahnama ("Book of Kings") (Mid Century CE Islamic Miniature Painting, India)) (The Metropolitan Museum of Art)

"Rustam Overpowers the King of Hamavaran", Folio from a Shahnama (Book of Kings) Abu'l Qasim Firdausi  (935–1020) Object Name: Folio from an illustrated manuscript Date: late 15th century Geography: India Culture: Islamic Medium: Ink, opaque watercolor, and gold on paper Dimensions: H. 10 3/8 in. (26.3 cm) W. 73/4 in. (19.7 cm)

"Rustam Overpowers the King of Hamavaran", Folio from a Shahnama (Book of…

"Khusrau Parviz before his Father Hurmuzd (?)", Folio from a Shahnama (Book of Kings) Abu'l Qasim Firdausi (935–1020)

"Rustam Carrying the King of Mazandaran to Kai Kavus", Folio from a Shahnama (Book of Kings) Date: ca. Geography: India Medium: Ink, opaque watercolor, and gold on paper Dimensions: in. wide cm high cm wide) Metropolitan Museum of Art:

"Kai Khusrau, Farangis and Giv Crossing the River Jihun (Oxus)", Folio from a Shahnama (Book of Kings) Abu'l Qasim Firdausi  (935–1020) Object Name: Folio from an illustrated manuscript Date: mid-15th century Geography: India Culture: Islamic Dimensions: 7.37 in. high 7.62 in. wide (18.7 cm high 19.4 cm wide)

"Kai Khusrau, Farangis and Giv Crossing the River Jihun (Oxus)", Folio from a Shahnama (Book of Kings) Author:Abu'l Qasim Firdausi Object Name:Folio from an illustrated centuryGeography:IndiaCulture:Islamic

"Rustam Seizes Afrasiyab by the Girdle and Lifts him from the Saddle" The action here depicts Rustam on an orange horse as he grasps his enemy Afrasiyab and pulls him off his horse. To Rustam’s chagrin, the belt breaks, and Afrasiyab falls to the ground, where he is rescued by his allies. This painting comes from a copy of the highly Persianate Shahnama that was probably made in northern India. The paintings from this book were later cut out and placed in an album with brightly colored…

The action here depicts Rustam on an orange horse as he grasps his enemy Afrasiyab and pulls him off his horse. To Rustam’s chagrin, the belt breaks, and Afrasiyab falls to the ground, where he is rescued by his allies

"Rustam Seizes Afrasiyab by the Girdle and Lifts him from the Saddle", Folio from a Shahnama (Book of Kings)  Abu'l Qasim Firdausi  (935–1020)    Object Name:      Folio from an illustrated manuscript  Date:      ca. 1430–40  Geography:      India  Medium:      Main support: Ink, opaque watercolor, gold on paper Margins: Ink and gold on dyed paper  Dimensions:      7.5 in. high 7.62 in. wide (19.1 cm high 19.4 cm wide)  Classification:      Codices

The action here depicts Rustam on an orange horse as he grasps his enemy Afrasiyab and pulls him off his horse. To Rustam’s chagrin, the belt breaks, and Afrasiyab falls to the ground, where he is rescued by his allies

"Gav and Talhand in Battle" ca. 1430–40In this scene, the Indian princes Gav and Talhand battle over the kingdom of Hind. According to the Shahnama, the game of chess was invented to represent this battle, in which the brothers agreed to fight on a battlefield bordered by a deep trench from which neither could flee. The board represents the confined space of the field; the king dies when his way is blocked and all of his men have been defeated.

"Gav and Talhand in Battle", Folio from a Shahnama; Medium: Ink, opaque watercolor, and gold on paper; Dimensions: 8 in.

Shahnama .confrontation between the hero Bizhan and the brave half-brother of the Iranian king Kay Khusrau, after each protagonist had slain his opponent's horse. Sultanate features include the almost square format;  use of scale for dramatic effect (oversized figure of Bizhan; )disregard for architectural plausibility; preference for abstract patterns,(in the tree and in the rows of archers at the battlements ) and palette, especially the light green ground.

This painting shows the dramatic confrontation between the hero Bizhan, on the…

"Kai Kavus Attempts to Fly to Heaven", Folio from a Shahnama (Book of Kings) Abu'l Qasim Firdausi  (935–1020) Object Name: Folio from an illustrated manuscript Date: mid-15th century Geography: India Culture: Islamic Medium: Image: Ink, opaque watercolor, and gold on paper Margins: Ink and gold on dyed paper Dimensions: 6.5 in. high 7.50 in. wide (16.5 cm high 19.1 cm wide)

"Kai Kavus Attempts to Fly to Heaven", Folio from a Shahnama (Book of Kings) Abu'l Qasim Firdausi (935–1020) Object Name: Folio from an illustrated manuscript Date: mid-15th century Geography: India Culture: Islamic Medium: Image: Ink, opaque watercolor, and gold on paper Margins: Ink and gold on dyed paper Dimensions: 6.5 in. high 7.50 in. wide (16.5 cm high 19.1 cm wide)

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