Ilkhanid Illustration
Iskandar with Queen Qaydafa and her court.

from the 1341 Inju Shahnama, Shiraz

Firdawsi's Shahnama: Iskandar visits Queen Qaidafa of Andalucia
Inju period
Patron Qivam al-Din Hasan of Shiraz, Copied by Hasan ibn Muhammad ibn 'Ali ibn Husain al-Mawsili (Persian, 1300 - 1400 Persian)
Object Place: Shiraz, Iran
Dimensions: 30.2 x 37.0 cm
Accession Number: 20.1841
Medium or Technique: Pigment on paper
Credit Line: Denman Waldo Ross Collection
Museum of Fine arts, Boston
Source: Museum of Fine arts, Boston

Title of Work: Shahnama (1341)
Manuscript: 20.1839-1841
Accession Number: 20.1841
20 - Iskandar (14 years)
Scene: Iskandar visits Qaydafa disguised as a messenger
English Title: Queen Qaydafa shows Iskandar his portrait
Dimensions (h x w): 115 x 240 mm
Format: Stepped within borders
Reconstructed Folio: 204r
Hijri Date: 741 Dhu'l-Qa'da 20
Gregorian Date: 1341 May 14
School: Inju'id Shiraz
Source: Shahnama Project

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