6 Persian drawings of the Timaurid style illustrating the manuscript of the book of Kings of Shah-Nama, the epic of Firdausi (a copy in the British Museum).
Six illustrations to 'The Book of Kings' by Unknown Artist, 1486
© The Whitworth
- 12 x 14 cm
- Art Fund grant:
- £30 ( Total: £30)
- Acquired in:
- M Nazar
Subjects: violence, cooking and kings conversing. 1) Rustum Killing a Dragon; 2) An Execution; 3) Archer Shooting an Arrow at a Mounted Warrior; 4) Two Kings in a Landscape; 5) Rustum Cooking a Meal with a Turnspit; 6) Knights in Combat.
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