Ilkhanid Illustration
Rustam Discoursing with Isfandiyar.
[Rustam argues with Isfandiyar during the feast]

from the 1341 Inju Shahnama, Shiraz


A larger image of Rustam Discoursing with Isfandiyar. 1341 Shahnama - Inju Dynasty, Shiraz.


"Rustam Discoursing with Isfandiyar", Folio from a Shahnama (Book of Kings)

Author: Abu'l Qasim Firdausi (9351020)
Calligrapher: Hasan ibn Muhammad ibn `Ali ibn (?) Husaini, known as al-Mausili
Patron: Commissioned by al-Hasan Qawam al-Daula wa'l-Din (ca. 130357)
Object Name: Folio from an illustrated manuscript
Date: dated A.H. 741/A.D. 1341
Geography: Made in Iran, Shiraz
Medium: Ink, opaque watercolor, and gold on paper
Dimensions:
    Painting with Text Block: H.11 1/2 in. (29.2 cm)
    W. 9 1/2 in. (24.1 cm)
    Page: H.14 5/8 in. (37.1 cm)
    W. 11 3/4 in. (29.8 cm)
    Mat: H. 19 1/4 in. (48.9 cm)
    W. 14 1/4 in. (36.2 cm)
Classification: Codices
Accession Number: 29.160.21
The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York


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