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Ilkhanid Illustration
Great Mongol (Demotte) Shahnama
Chapter 20 - Iskandar (14 years).
Iskandar kills a dragon.

Tabriz, Persia, c.1335AD


A larger image of 'Iskandar kills a dragon'. Great Mongol (Demotte) Shahnama. Tabriz, Persia, c.1335. Ilkhanid Illustration. Keir Collection.


Miniature painting - Iskandar and His Men Killing a Dragon in the Mountains
DATE: c. 1330
MATERIAL AND TECHNIQUE: Work on paper
CLASSIFICATION: Works on Paper
DIMENSIONS: Mat dimensions (external): 23 1/4 × 17 in. (59.06 × 43.18 cm)
DEPARTMENT: The Keir Collection of Islamic Art
CREDIT LINE: The Keir Collection of Islamic Art on loan to the Dallas Museum of Art
OBJECT NUMBER: K.1.2014.391
General Description: Keir catalogue number PP.02
Source: Dallas Museum of Art



London, Keir Collection
Title of Work: Shahnama (Great Mongol)
Manuscript: X01
Chapter 20 - Iskandar (14 years)
Scene: Iskandar kills a dragon
Dimensions (h x w): 300 x 290 mm
Format: Stepped within borders
Reconstructed Folio: 172v
Gregorian Date: 1335 (circa)
School: Tabriz
Source: Shahnama Project

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