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Rustam killing the White Div; single-page tinted drawing mounted on detached album folio. From the Shahnama of Firdawsi. Rustam, in centre of image, raises a dagger above the White Div, who is spotted and holds a sword. Various other figures surround the fight scene, including two riders on horseback above Rustam, three musicians below and multiple animals. Surrounded by thin blue border with gold design. Inscribed.
Ink and wash on paper.
- Production date
- 1700 (circa)
Height: 17.80 centimetres (image, back)
Height: 24 centimetres (image, front)
Height: 34.20 centimetres (sheet)
Width: 7.40 centimetres (image, back)
Width: 15.40 centimetres (image, front)
Width: 23.30 centimetres (sheet)
- Not on display
- Acquisition date
- Middle East
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