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"The Assassination of Khusrau Parviz", Folio 742v from the Shahnama (Book of Kings) of Shah Tahmasp

'Abd al-Samad|Abu'l Qasim Firdausi

The Metropolitan Museum of Art

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  • Title: "The Assassination of Khusrau Parviz", Folio 742v from the Shahnama (Book of Kings) of Shah Tahmasp
  • Creator: 'Abd al-Samad|Abu'l Qasim Firdausi
  • Date Created: ca. 1535
  • Physical Dimensions: Painting: Ht. 11 3/16 in. (28.4 cm) W. 10 3/4 in. (27.3 cm) Page: Ht. 18 1/2 in. (47 cm) W.12 1/2 in. (31.8 cm) Mat: Ht. 22 in. (55.9 cm) W. 16 in. (40.6 cm) Frame: Ht. 23 in. (58.4 cm) W. 17 in. (43.2 cm)
  • Type: Folio from an illustrated manuscript
  • External Link: http://www.metmuseum.org/art/collection/search/452184
  • Medium: Opaque watercolor, ink, silver, and gold on paper
  • Repository: Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, NY

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