Kharrad Recognizes the Princess as being an Automaton
[Kharrad Barzin investigates the weeping talisman and reveals its secret?]
from the 1341 Inju Shahnama, Shiraz
A larger image of Kharrad Recognizes the Princess as being an Automaton. 1341 Shahnama - Inju Dynasty, Shiraz.
"Kharrad Recognizes the "Princess" as being an Automaton", Folio from a Shahnama (Book of Kings)
Source: The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York.
Author: Abu'l Qasim Firdausi (935–1020)
Calligrapher: Hasan ibn Muhammad ibn `Ali ibn (?) Husaini, known as al-Mausili
Patron: Commissioned by al-Hasan Qawam al-Daula wa'l-Din (ca. 1303–57)
Object Name: Folio from an illustrated manuscript
Date: A.H. 741/A.D. 1341
Geography: Made in Iran, Shiraz
Medium: Ink, watercolor, and gold on paper
Painting and Text Block: H. 11 3/8 in. (28.9 cm)
W. 9 1/2 in. (24.1 cm)
Page: H. 14 1/4 in. (36.2 cm)
W. 11 1/2 in. (29.2)
Mat : H. 22 in. (55.9 cm)
W. 16 in. (40.6 cm)
Accession Number: 36.113.3
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