Ilkhanid Illustration
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)

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: 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
Source: The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York.

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