Photo © Israel Museum, Jerusalem, by Peter Lanyi
Firdawsi encounters the court poets
Folio from the Shahnameh (Book of Kings) of Firdawsi

Qazvin, Iran
Opaque watercolor and gold on paper
H: 14.3; W: 8.8 cm
Bequest of Yuhanna Dawud, London
Accession number: B69.0618

Milstein, Rachel with contributions by Na'ama Brosh, Islamic Painting in the Israel Museum, The Israel Museum, Jerusalem, 1984, English

Digital presentation of this object was made possible by: The Ridgefield Foundation, New York, in memory of Henry J. and Erna D. Leir