Bahram Gur slays two lions to gain the Crown of Iran
Illustrated folio from a manuscript of Ferdowsi's Shahnama.
- Opaque watercolor, gold and ink on paper.
- Iran, Safavid school of Shiraz.
- Second half of the 16th century
- Folio: 21 x 12.4 cm – Painting: 17.2 x 12.4 cm
Text: 4 columns in black nasta’liq script on reverse.