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Folio from a Shahnama (Book of kings) by Firdawsi (d.1020); recto: text: he creation of the world, he creation of man, the creation of the sun and moon; verso: text: he Prophet Muhammad, the compilation of the Shahnama, the poet Daqiqi

Calligrapher:
Hasan b. Muhammad b. Ali b. Husayni (Mawsili)  Search this
Patron:
Qiwam al-Dawla wa'l-Din  Search this
Medium:
Ink and gold on paper
Dimensions:
H x W: 36.1 x 29.1 cm (14 3/16 x 11 7/16 in)
Type:
Manuscript
Origin:
Shiraz, Iran
Date:
February 1341 (Ramadan 741 A.H.)
Period:
Mongol period
Topic:
Shahnama  Search this
illumination  Search this
Mongol period (1220 - 1380)  Search this
Iran  Search this
Arts of the Islamic World  Search this
Henri Vever collection  Search this
epic  Search this
Inju dynasty (1335 - 1357)  Search this
WWII-era provenance  Search this
Credit Line:
Purchase — Smithsonian Unrestricted Trust Funds, Smithsonian Collections Acquisition Program, and Dr. Arthur M. Sackler
Accession Number:
S1986.109
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Folio from a Shahnama (Book of kings) by Firdawsi (d.1020); recto: text; verso: right-hand half of a double-page illumination

Calligrapher:
Hasan b. Muhammad b. Ali b. Husayni (Mawsili)  Search this
Patron:
Qiwam al-Dawla wa'l-Din  Search this
Medium:
Ink, color and gold on paper
Dimensions:
H x W: 36 x 27.7 cm (14 3/16 x 10 7/8 in)
Type:
Manuscript
Origin:
Shiraz, Iran
Date:
1341 (741 A.H.)
Period:
Mongol period
Topic:
Shahnama  Search this
illumination  Search this
Mongol period (1220 - 1380)  Search this
Iran  Search this
Arts of the Islamic World  Search this
Henri Vever collection  Search this
shamsa  Search this
Inju dynasty (1335 - 1357)  Search this
WWII-era provenance  Search this
Credit Line:
Purchase — Smithsonian Unrestricted Trust Funds, Smithsonian Collections Acquisition Program, and Dr. Arthur M. Sackler
Accession Number:
S1986.110
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edanmdm:fsg_S1986.110

Folio from a Shahnama (Book of kings) by Firdawsi (d.1020); recto: left-hand half of a double-page illumination; verso: text: Discourse in praise of wisdom, The creation of the world and the nature of man

Calligrapher:
Hasan b. Muhammad b. Ali b. Husayni (Mawsili)  Search this
Patron:
Qiwam al-Dawla wa'l-Din  Search this
Medium:
Ink, color and gold on paper
Dimensions:
H x W: 36 x 29.4 cm (14 3/16 x 11 9/16 in)
Type:
Manuscript
Origin:
Shiraz, Iran
Date:
February 1341 (Ramadan 741 A.H.)
Period:
Mongol period
Topic:
Shahnama  Search this
Mongol period (1220 - 1380)  Search this
Iran  Search this
Arts of the Islamic World  Search this
Henri Vever collection  Search this
Inju dynasty (1335 - 1357)  Search this
WWII-era provenance  Search this
Credit Line:
Purchase — Smithsonian Unrestricted Trust Funds, Smithsonian Collections Acquisition Program, and Dr. Arthur M. Sackler
Accession Number:
S1986.111
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Folio from a Shahnama (Book of kings) by Firdawsi (d.1020); recto: A ruler enthroned, left-hand half of a double-page; verso: text

Calligrapher:
Hasan b. Muhammad b. Ali b. Husayni (Mawsili)  Search this
Patron:
Qiwam al-Dawla wa'l-Din  Search this
Medium:
Ink, opaque watercolor and gold on paper
Dimensions:
H x W: 35.6 x 29.3 cm (14 x 11 9/16 in)
Type:
Manuscript
Origin:
Shiraz, Iran
Date:
February 1341 (Ramadan 741 A.H.)
Period:
Mongol period
Topic:
Shahnama  Search this
Mongol period (1220 - 1380)  Search this
Iran  Search this
Arts of the Islamic World  Search this
Henri Vever collection  Search this
frontispiece  Search this
Inju dynasty (1335 - 1357)  Search this
WWII-era provenance  Search this
Credit Line:
Purchase — Smithsonian Unrestricted Trust Funds, Smithsonian Collections Acquisition Program, and Dr. Arthur M. Sackler
Accession Number:
S1986.112
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Folio from a Shahnama (Book of kings) by Firdawsi (d.1020); recto: A hunt in the mountains; verso: text

Calligrapher:
Hasan b. Muhammad b. Ali b. Husayni (Mawsili)  Search this
Patron:
Qiwam al-Dawla wa'l-Din  Search this
Medium:
Ink, opaque watercolor and gold on paper
Dimensions:
H x W: 35.6 x 29.3 cm (14 x 11 9/16 in)
Type:
Manuscript
Origin:
Shiraz, Iran
Date:
February 1341 (Ramadan 741 A.H.)
Period:
Mongol period
Topic:
Shahnama  Search this
hunting  Search this
Mongol period (1220 - 1380)  Search this
Iran  Search this
Arts of the Islamic World  Search this
Henri Vever collection  Search this
frontispiece  Search this
Inju dynasty (1335 - 1357)  Search this
WWII-era provenance  Search this
Credit Line:
Purchase — Smithsonian Unrestricted Trust Funds, Smithsonian Collections Acquisition Program, and Dr. Arthur M. Sackler
Accession Number:
S1986.113
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Folio from a Shahnama (Book of kings) by Firdawsi (d.1020); recto: Bahram Gur slays a dragon in India, text: Bahram marries the daughter of Shangal, king of India; verso: text: Bahram Gur flees from India

Calligrapher:
Hasan b. Muhammad b. Ali b. Husayni (Mawsili)  Search this
Patron:
Qiwam al-Dawla wa'l-Din  Search this
Medium:
Ink, opaque watercolor and gold on paper
Dimensions:
H x W: 36.8 x 30 cm (14 1/2 x 11 13/16 in)
Type:
Manuscript
Origin:
Shiraz, Iran
Date:
February 1341 (Ramadan 741 A.H.)
Period:
Mongol period
Topic:
dragon  Search this
Shahnama  Search this
archery  Search this
Mongol period (1220 - 1380)  Search this
Iran  Search this
emperor  Search this
Bahram Gur  Search this
Arts of the Islamic World  Search this
Henri Vever collection  Search this
epic  Search this
Inju dynasty (1335 - 1357)  Search this
WWII-era provenance  Search this
Credit Line:
Purchase — Smithsonian Unrestricted Trust Funds, Smithsonian Collections Acquisition Program, and Dr. Arthur M. Sackler
Accession Number:
S1986.114
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Folio from a Shahnama (Book of kings) by Firdawsi (d.1020); Two of the duels between the Twelve Rukhs: Furuhad and Zangula (top); Ruhham and Barman (bottom)

Calligrapher:
Hasan b. Muhammad b. Ali b. Husayni (Mawsili)  Search this
Patron:
Qiwam al-Dawla wa'l-Din  Search this
Medium:
Ink, opaque watercolor and gold on paper
Dimensions:
H x W: 36.1 x 29.4 cm (14 3/16 x 11 9/16 in)
Type:
Manuscript
Origin:
Shiraz, Iran
Date:
February 1341 (Ramadan 741 A.H.)
Period:
Mongol period
Topic:
Shahnama  Search this
battle  Search this
naskh script  Search this
Mongol period (1220 - 1380)  Search this
Iran  Search this
Arts of the Islamic World  Search this
dueling  Search this
Henri Vever collection  Search this
epic  Search this
Inju dynasty (1335 - 1357)  Search this
WWII-era provenance  Search this
Credit Line:
Purchase — Smithsonian Unrestricted Trust Funds, Smithsonian Collections Acquisition Program, and Dr. Arthur M. Sackler
Accession Number:
S1986.115
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edanmdm:fsg_S1986.115

Folio from a Shahnama (Book of kings) by Firdawsi (d.1020); recto: text, Mirin asked in marriage Caesar's second daughter; verso: verso: unidentified painting from another part of manuscript mounted on a folio with text: Gushtasp fighting a dragon

Calligrapher:
Hasan b. Muhammad b. Ali b. Husayni (Mawsili)  Search this
Patron:
Qiwam al-Dawla wa'l-Din  Search this
Medium:
Ink, opaque watercolor and gold on paper
Dimensions:
H x W: 36.4 x 30 cm (14 5/16 x 11 13/16 in)
Type:
Manuscript
Origin:
Shiraz, Iran
Date:
February 1341 (Ramadan 741 A.H.)
Period:
Mongol period
Topic:
Shahnama  Search this
Mongol period (1220 - 1380)  Search this
Iran  Search this
Luhrasp  Search this
Arts of the Islamic World  Search this
Henri Vever collection  Search this
epic  Search this
Inju dynasty (1335 - 1357)  Search this
WWII-era provenance  Search this
Credit Line:
Purchase — Smithsonian Unrestricted Trust Funds, Smithsonian Collections Acquisition Program, and Dr. Arthur M. Sackler
Accession Number:
S1986.116
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Folio from a Shahnama (Book of kings) by Firdawsi (d.1020); recto: text: Battle of Shida and Kay Khusraw; verso: Shida, Son of Afrasiyab, slain by Kay Khusraw

Calligrapher:
Hasan b. Muhammad b. Ali b. Husayni (Mawsili)  Search this
Patron:
Qiwam al-Dawla wa'l-Din  Search this
Medium:
Ink, opaque watercolor and gold on paper
Dimensions:
H x W: 36.4 x 30 cm (14 5/16 x 11 13/16 in)
Type:
Manuscript
Origin:
Shiraz, Iran
Date:
February 1341 (Ramadan 741 A.H.)
Period:
Mongol period
Topic:
Shahnama  Search this
death  Search this
naskh script  Search this
Mongol period (1220 - 1380)  Search this
Iran  Search this
Kay Khusraw  Search this
Arts of the Islamic World  Search this
Henri Vever collection  Search this
epic  Search this
Inju dynasty (1335 - 1357)  Search this
WWII-era provenance  Search this
Credit Line:
Purchase — Smithsonian Unrestricted Trust Funds, Smithsonian Collections Acquisition Program, and Dr. Arthur M. Sackler
Accession Number:
S1986.117
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Folio from a Shahnama (Book of kings) by Firdawsi (d.1020); verso: Yazdgird enthroned; recto: text

Calligrapher:
Hasan b. Muhammad b. Ali b. Husayni (Mawsili)  Search this
Patron:
Qiwam al-Dawla wa'l-Din  Search this
Medium:
Ink, opaque watercolor and gold on paper
Dimensions:
H x W: 36 x 29.2 cm (14 3/16 x 11 1/2 in)
Type:
Manuscript
Origin:
Shiraz, Iran
Date:
February 1341 (Ramadan 741 A.H.)
Period:
Mongol period
Topic:
Shahnama  Search this
naskh script  Search this
Mongol period (1220 - 1380)  Search this
Iran  Search this
throne  Search this
Arts of the Islamic World  Search this
Henri Vever collection  Search this
epic  Search this
Inju dynasty (1335 - 1357)  Search this
WWII-era provenance  Search this
Credit Line:
Purchase — Smithsonian Unrestricted Trust Funds, Smithsonian Collections Acquisition Program, and Dr. Arthur M. Sackler
Accession Number:
S1986.118
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Folio from a Shahnama (Book of kings) by Firdawsi (d.1020); recto: Bijan slays Nastihan; verso: text

Calligrapher:
Hasan b. Muhammad b. Ali b. Husayni (Mawsili)  Search this
Patron:
Qiwam al-Dawla wa'l-Din  Search this
Medium:
Ink, opaque watercolor and gold on paper
Dimensions:
H x W: 36.1 x 29.1 cm (14 3/16 x 11 7/16 in)
Type:
Manuscript
Origin:
Shiraz, Iran
Date:
February 1341 (Ramadan 741 A.H.)
Period:
Mongol period
Topic:
Shahnama  Search this
battle  Search this
death  Search this
Bijan  Search this
naskh script  Search this
Mongol period (1220 - 1380)  Search this
Iran  Search this
Gudarz  Search this
Nastihan  Search this
Kay Khusraw  Search this
Arts of the Islamic World  Search this
Henri Vever collection  Search this
epic  Search this
Inju dynasty (1335 - 1357)  Search this
WWII-era provenance  Search this
Credit Line:
Purchase — Smithsonian Unrestricted Trust Funds, Smithsonian Collections Acquisition Program, and Dr. Arthur M. Sackler
Accession Number:
S1986.119
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Folio from a Shahnama (Book of kings) by Firdawsi (d.1020); recto: Lahhak and Farshidward before Afrasiyab; verso: text

Calligrapher:
Hasan b. Muhammad b. Ali b. Husayni (Mawsili)  Search this
Patron:
Qiwam al-Dawla wa'l-Din  Search this
Medium:
Ink, opaque watercolor and gold on paper
Dimensions:
H x W: 36.4 x 28.8 cm (14 5/16 x 11 5/16 in)
Type:
Manuscript
Origin:
Shiraz, Iran
Date:
February 1341 (Ramadan 741 A.H.)
Period:
Mongol period
Topic:
Shahnama  Search this
Afrasiyab  Search this
Mongol period (1220 - 1380)  Search this
Iran  Search this
Arts of the Islamic World  Search this
Henri Vever collection  Search this
epic  Search this
Inju dynasty (1335 - 1357)  Search this
WWII-era provenance  Search this
Credit Line:
Purchase — Smithsonian Unrestricted Trust Funds, Smithsonian Collections Acquisition Program, and Dr. Arthur M. Sackler
Accession Number:
S1986.99
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