Alexander the Great Enthroned at Persepolis

Nizami Ganjavi1595 (Mughal)

The Walters Art Museum

The Walters Art Museum
Baltimore, United States

This folio from Walters manuscript W.613 depicts Alexander the Great enthroned at Persepolis. The illustration is by Bim Gujarati.


  • Title: Alexander the Great Enthroned at Persepolis
  • Date Created: 1595 (Mughal)
  • Physical Dimensions: w21.5 x h34 cm
  • Type: illuminated manuscripts; folios (leaves)
  • Rights: Acquired by Henry Walters, http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/3.0/
  • External Link: The Walters Art Museum
  • Medium: ink and pigments on light brown paper with later outer margins in various colors
  • Provenance: Henry Walters, Baltimore [date and mode of acquisition unknown]; Walters Art Museum, 1931, by bequest.
  • Place of Origin: Lahore, Pakistan (?)
  • Author: Nizami Ganjavi

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