Persian Miniature Painting: Rustem meeting Kay Qubad Shiraz

Persian Miniature Painting: Rustem meeting Kay Qubad Shiraz, 1560-70

Rustem meeting Kay Qubad Shiraz, 1560-70
Rustem meeting Kay Qubad Shiraz, 1560-70
Illustration from the Shahnameh

Shiraz, 1560-70

Gouache heightened with gold and silver on paper, with Rustem meeting Kay Qubad on Mount Elburz, with musicians and servants before them, other onlookers in the background, warriors to the right, with four columns of text above and below within gold clouds decorated with flowers, verso with page of text, flaking, silver tarnished, mounted

Miniature 11 1/2 x 8 l/4in. (29 x 21cm.)
Rustem meeting Kay Qubad Shiraz, 1560-70
Rustem meeting Kay Qubad on Mount Elburz.
Rustem meeting Kay Qubad Shiraz, 1560-70
Rustem meeting Kay Qubad Shiraz, 1560-70
Rustem meeting Kay Qubad Shiraz, 1560-70
Rustem meeting Kay Qubad Shiraz, 1560-70
Rustem meeting Kay Qubad Shiraz, 1560-70
Rustem meeting Kay Qubad Shiraz, 1560-70
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