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Ilkhanid Illustration
Great Mongol (Demotte) Shāh-Nāmeh
Chapter 20 - Iskandar (14 years)
Iskandar and the talking birds / Iskandar encounters Israfil

Tabriz, Persia, c.1335AD


A larger image of 'Iskandar and the talking birds / Iskandar encounters Israfil', Great Mongol (Demotte) Shāh-Nāmeh, Tabriz, c.1335. Louvre OA 7094.

Image Source: shahnameh dit demotte iskandar sur la montagne d'israfil

Paris, Louvre
Title of Work: Shahnama (Great Mongol)
Manuscript: OA 7094-6
Accession Number: OA 7094
Chapter 20 - Iskandar (14 years)
Scene: Iskandar and the talking birds
Dimensions (h x w): 320 x 290 mm
Format: Irregular, random within borders
Reconstructed Folio: 174r
Gregorian Date: 1330 (circa)
School: Tabriz
Source: Shahnama Project, Louvre and Shahnama Project, dispersed manuscript

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