Rustam captures Barzu


  • Title

    Rustam captures Barzu

  • Series

    Book of Kings

  • Artist/maker

    Abu’l-Qasim Firdawsi (AD 935 - 1020) (author)
  • Associated place

    Iran (place of creation)
  • Date

    possibly 17th century (1601 - 1700)
  • Material and technique

    ink, colour, and gold on paper

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  • Object type

  • Dimensions

    mount 55.7 x 40.5 cm (height x width)
    page 30.9 x 21.2 cm (height x width)
    recto painting and calligraphy with border 26.8 x 19.5 cm max. (height x width)
    recto painting without border 22.5 x 11.6 cm max. (height x width)
    verso painting and calligraphy with border 26.5 x 15.2 cm max. (height x width)
    verso painting without border 16 x 14.2 cm max. (height x width)
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  • Credit line

    Presented in memory of the twins R. G. and T. G. Gayer-Anderson, 1943.

  • Museum location

  • Museum department

    Eastern Art

  • Accession no.


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