- Museum number
Rustam covered in arrows; single-page painting mounted on detached album folio. From the Shahnama of Firdawsi. Zavara, in red tunic, offers Rustam a second horse; his first horse, Rakhsh, on bottom right, has been attacked by arrows. Rustam stands in centre of image against a rocky landscape. A third figure on horseback faces Rakhsh. Surrounded by gold border with foliate decoration.
Ink, opaque watercolour and gold on paper.
- Production date
- 1590 (circa)
Height: 28.50 centimetres (image)
Height: 37.20 centimetres (sheet)
Width: 19 centimetres (image)
Width: 27.60 centimetres (sheet)
- Not on display
- Exhibition history
2010-2011 Sep-Jan, Cambridge, The Fitzwilliam Museum, 'Epic of the Persian Kings'
- Acquisition date
- Acquisition notes
- Transferred from the Department of Oriental Manuscripts and Printed Books (OMPB).
- Middle East
- Registration number