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Firdawsi's "Shahnama": Khusraw at the Gate of Shirin's Palace

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Inscription

Inscribed on back: "This is a picture of Khusraw Parviz...1314...Abbas Quli came from Isfahan to Tehran. When he came I saw him."

Provenance

Given to the MFA in 1906 by Denman Waldo Ross.

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection

Persian, Safavid, late 16th century

Object Place

probably Shiraz, Iran

Dimensions

29 x 23 cm (11 7/16 x 9 1/16 in.)

Accession Number

06.131

Medium or Technique

Ink, opaque watercolor and gold on paper

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Books and manuscripts