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Ilkhanid Illustration
Bahram Gur in a Peasantís House
[Bahram Gur helps the landlordís cow to produce milk again]
Folio from the 'Second Small Shahnama' (Book of Kings) c.1300AD
Chapter 35 - Bahram Gur (1) (63 years)



Page from an Illustrated Manuscript of the 'Second Small Shahnama' of Firdawsi (d. 1020)

Medium: Ink, opaque watercolors and gold on paper
Dates: ca. 1300
Dynasty: Ilkhanid Mongol
Dimensions: Original page: 14.5 x 16 cm
Accession Number: 36.239
Credit Line: Ella C. Woodward Memorial Fund
Source: Brooklyn Museum of Art



New York, Brooklyn Museum of Art
Manuscript: 36.239, 86.227.130.1a-b, 86.227.130.2a-b, 86.227.131.1a-b, 86.227.131.2a-b
Accession Number: 36.239
Chapter 35 - Bahram Gur (1) (63 years)
Scene: Bahram Gur helps the landlordís cow to produce milk again
English Title: Bahram Gur helps the landlordís cow to produce milk again
Dimensions (h x w): 44 x 120 mm
Format: Rectangular, breaking through frame
Gregorian Date: 1300 (circa)
School: Baghdad?
Source: Shahnama Project



Another folio from this Shahnama: Faranak, Faridun and the cowherd
Back to the 'Second Small Shahnama' (Book of Kings), Ilkhanid Persia, c.1300AD